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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Congress announces all 5 candidates from Uttarakhand

The last day for filing nominations is Monday.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: March 25, 2019 6:26 IST
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The Congress has announced candidates for all the five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand.

The party has fielded Congress general secretary Harish Rawat from Nainital, former MLA Ambrish Kumar from Haridwar, former Chief Minister B.C. Khanduri's son Manish Khanduri from Pauri, state Congress president Pritam Singh from Tehri and Rajya Sabha member Pradeep Tamta from Almora.

"The Congress' central election committee cleared names of all the candidates," Suryakant Dhasmana, the state party vice president, said on Saturday. 

The Bharatiya Janata Party had declared its candidates on Thursday. The last day for filing nominations is Monday.

The 2019 general election is scheduled to be held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. The counting of votes will be conducted on 23 May. On the same day the results will be declared.

Legislative Assembly elections in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim will be held simultaneously with the general polls.

(With IANS inputs)

 

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