Congress has released the fourth list of nine candidates for the Assembly polls in Gujarat, where the party is seeking to oust the ruling BJP in the two-stage elections scheduled for next month.
With the release of the nine candidates, the party has so far applied for 104 seats.
Congress had released its first list on November 4, announcing 43 candidates. On November 10, the second list of 46 candidates was announced. A list of seven candidates was released on Friday, but one was a replacement for the previously announced candidate.
On the final and fourth list of candidates duly signed by the party’s general secretary, Mukul Wasnik, is Malubhai Kandoria from Dwarka, Mansinh Dodiya from Talala, Mahesh Makwana from Kodinar SC, Revatsinh Gohil from Bhavnagar Rural and Baldev Majibhai Solanki from Bhavnagar East.
Other candidates on the list include Ramesh Mer from Botad, Sanjay Solanki from Jambusar, Jaykantbhai B Patel from Bharuch and Kishanbhai Vestabhai Patel from Dharampur ST.
The second list of released candidates includes Mamadbhai Jung Jat (Abdasa), Rajendersingh Jadeja (Mandvi), Arjanbhai Bhudia (Bhuj), Naushad Solanki (Dasada – SC), Kalpana Karamsibhai Makwana (Limbdi).
A total of three female leaders made their way onto the list, including Kalpana Karamsibhai Makwana from Limbdi, Jermaben Sukhlal Vasava from Dediapada -ST and Bharti Prakash Patel from Karanj.
Parliamentary elections are scheduled for December 1 and 5 and the vote counting will take place on December 8.
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