Lok Sabha Polls 2024: Congress releases 7th list; Shashi Singh, Menka Devi Singh among candidates named

Lok Sabha Polls 2024: The Chief Election Committee of Congress on Tuesday released its seventh list of five candidates, four from Chhattisgarh and one from Tamil Nadu, for the Lok Sabha elections 2024.

Written By Deepak Upadhyay
Published26 Mar 2024, 09:19 PM IST
Lok Sabha Polls 2024:  The seventh list also includes the name of advocate R. Sudha from the Mayiladuthurai constituency of Tamil Nadu, the last remaining seat in the southern state
Lok Sabha Polls 2024: The seventh list also includes the name of advocate R. Sudha from the Mayiladuthurai constituency of Tamil Nadu, the last remaining seat in the southern state(PTI)

The Chief Election Committee of Congress on Tuesday released its seventh list of five candidates, four from Chhattisgarh and one from Tamil Nadu, for the Lok Sabha elections 2024.

The four candidates nominated in Chhattisgarh include Shashi Singh from Surguja (ST seat), Menka Devi Singh from Raigarh (ST seat), Devender Singh Yadav from Bilaspur and Biresh Thakur from Kanker Lok Sabha constituency of the state.

The seventh list also includes the name of advocate R. Sudha from the Mayiladuthurai constituency of Tamil Nadu, the last remaining seat in the southern state.

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Earlier on Monday, the grand old party released the 6th list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, fielding four key leaders for Rajasthan and one from Tami Nadu.

As per the Congress press release, Ramchandra Choudhary has been fielded from Ajmer, Sudarshan Rawat from Rajasmand, Dr Damodar Gurjar from Bhilwara, and Prahlad Gunjal from Kota in Rajasthan.

Earlier on Sunday, Congress released the fifth list for Lok Sabha elections, fielding three candidates. According to details, Congress fielded Pratap Singh Khachariya from Rajasthan's Jaipur. Murari Lal Meena has been given the ticket from Rajasthan's Dausa, while Pratibha Suresh Dhanorkar has been fielded from Maharashtra's Chandrapur.

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On Saturday, Congress released its fourth list of 46 candidates for 2024 Lok Sabha elections. The list featured names of Digvijay Singh, Ajay Rai, Karti Chidambaram, Danish Ali, and Imran Masood among others.

In the fourth list, Congress fielded Ajay Rai against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi, and former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Danish Ali from Uttar Pradesh's Amroha. The grand old party fielded its veteran leader Digvijaya Singh from Madhya Pradesh's Rajgarh and newly-inducted leader Lal Singh from Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur. Congress leader Kantilal Bhuria is set to contest Lok Sabha elections from Ratlam.

The election for 543 Lok Sabha seats will be held in seven phases starting April 19. Nearly 97 crore voters are eligible to cast votes in the general election.

 

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First Published:26 Mar 2024, 09:19 PM IST
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