New Delhi: The Congress central election committee today finalized the names of nearly 90 candidates for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections, the list for which will be out shortly.
Sources said, Suresh Kalmadi and his wife have been denied ticket from Pune. Former chief minister Ashok Chavan and his wife have also been denied tickets.
Six sitting Congress MPs from Mumbai will contest agains this time. Mukul Wasnik, sources said, was unwilling to contest again from Ramtek this time, since he is in-charge of several states.
Candidates from Bhiwandi and Nagpur are yet to be decided. All other sitting Congress MPs have been given tickets.
Following is the incomplete first list: