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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Buzz about Congress candidates for Delhi, party may finalize list soon

For the New Delhi seat, the names of former Union minister Ajay Maken, Delhi Mahila Congress chief Sharmistha Mukherjee, AICC Grievance Cell chief Archana Dalmia and party secretary Manish Chatrath are doing the rounds. 

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Published on: January 30, 2019 8:06 IST
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For Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, the Congress is expected to announce its candidates by February 20.

There are seven LS seats in the national capital.

By February 20, the names of party candidates are expected to be finalised for the coming Lok Sabha elections 2019

For the New Delhi seat, the names of former Union minister Ajay Maken, Delhi Mahila Congress chief Sharmistha Mukherjee, AICC Grievance Cell chief Archana Dalmia and party secretary Manish Chatrath are doing the rounds. 

The party may field former MP Mahabal Mishra and former MLA Devender Yadav, in West Delhi.

Former MP J. P. Agarwal could be put up again, in North East Delhi.

In the East Delhi seat, the names doing the rounds include former Delhi minister Arvinder Singh Lovely and former MP Sandeep Dikshit. 

For Chandani Chowk, the name doing the rounds are those of former Delhi minister Haroon Yusuf and former Union minister Kapil Sibal. However, Sibal is a Rajya Sabha MP and may not contest. 

In North West Delhi, which is a reserved seat, the names doing the rounds are those of fomer Delhi Minister Raj Kumar Chauhan and Rajesh Lilothia.

In South Delhi, the names doing the rounds are of former MP Sajjan Kumar's brother Ramesh Kumar, his son Jag Pravesh Kumar besides Sharmishta Mukherjee.

Earlier this month, Rajesh Lilothia, Devender Yadav and Haroon Yusuf were appointed Delhi unit's Working Presidents along with former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit who was appointed the Delhi unit chief. 

(With IANS inputs)

 

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