New Delhi: Congress today renominated five sitting MPs—Kapil Sibal, Sandeep Dikshit, J P Agarwal, Krishna Tirath and Ajay Maken—for the Lok Sabha polls in the national capital while deferring its decision on the remaining two seats.
Union minister Sibal will seek re-election for the third term from Chandni Chowk constituency which is likely to witness an interesting fight with BJP fielding its Delhi unit chief Harsh Vardhan and AAP nominating journalist-turned-politician Ashutosh.
Polling in Delhi will be held on April 10.
In the 2004 Lok Sabha polls, Sibal won defeating BJP's Smriti Irani. In 2009, he beat BJP's Vijender Gupta.
Sitting MP Maken, who won unopposed the US-style primaries Congress had introduced to decide its candidates in select constituencies, will fight from the prestigious New Delhi seat which is likely to witness a triangular contest.