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Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections: Congress releases second list of 53 candidates

The Congress released its second list of 53 candidates for the assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, fielding party veteran Motilal Vora’s son Arun Vora from Durg City.

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The Congress on Wednesday released its second list of 53 candidates for the assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, fielding party veteran Motilal Vora’s son Arun Vora from Durg City. With the second list, the total number of candidates declared by the Congress went up to 83 out of the total of 90.

The party fielded sitting MLA Vikas Upadhyay from the Raipur City West assembly seat, Pankaj Sharma from Raipur Rural and Mahant Ram Sundar Das from the Raipur City South constituency. Jitin Jaiswal will contest from Jagdalpur and Shailesh Pandey from Bilaspur, the state’s ruling party announced.

Sitting MLA Arun Vora has been renominated from Durg City. His father Motilal Vora was a chief minister of united Madhya Pradesh. The Congress had announced the names of 30 candidates on Sunday.

Elections to the 90-member Chhattisgarh Assembly will take place in two phases on November 7 and 17. The counting of votes will take place on December 3, along with that of four other poll-going states. The Congress is seeking to repeat its government in Chhattisgarh under Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.

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