Rajasthan polls: Congress releases its third list of candidates
New Delhi: The Congress released its third list of candidates for 13 constituencies leaving five states to its allies in Rajasthan Assembly elections.
Among 13, three candidates have been named as replacements. B.D. Kalia has been fielded from Bikaner West, replacing Yashpal Gehlot who will now contest from Bikaner East. The party had earlier named Kanhaiyalal Jhawar in Bikaner East.
In Keshoraipatan, C.L. Premi has been replaced by Rakesh Boyat. The Congress left the seats of Bali to the Nationalist Congress Party, Mundawar and Kushalgarh to the Loktantrik Janata Dal and Bharatpur and Malpura for Rashtriya Lok Dal.
Earlier, the Congress released its second list of 32 candidates pitting Manvendra Singh, son of BJP veteran and former Union Minister Jaswant Singh, against Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje in her traditional Jhalrapatan seat.
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It is to be mentioned that elections for the 200-member Rajasthan Assembly will be held on December 7 and the results will be declared on December 11.