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Gujarat Meeting polls: Congress pronounces 1st checklist of 43 candidates

New Delhi, The Congress on Friday launched its first checklist of 43 candidates for the Gujarat Meeting elections scheduled to be held in two phases on December 1 and 5. In response to the checklist launched right here, former Gujarat Congress chief Arjun Modhwadiya has been fielded from Porbandar, Himanshu Patel from Gandhinagar South and Hiteshbhai Vora from Rajkot South.

The checklist was declared after candidates’ names have been finalised throughout a gathering of the celebration’s central election committee (CEC) chaired by Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge right here.

Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi joined the assembly on-line, whereas the remainder of the contributors attended it bodily on the AICC headquarters right here.

The Congress is searching for to oust the Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP) from authorities within the house state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the place the saffron celebration has been in energy for greater than twenty years.

Elections to the 182-member Gujarat Meeting can be held in two phases — December 1 and 5 — and the votes can be counted on December 8.

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