Cong announces Kerala, HP bypoll candidates

Cong announces Kerala, HP bypoll candidates

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New Delhi, Sep 28 :  The Congress on Saturday announced the party candidates for Assembly by-elections in Kerala and Himachal Pradesh.

According to a statement by AICC General Secretary Mukul Wasnik, ''Congress president Sonia Gandhi has approved the candidature of Vijay Inder Karan, to contest the by-election for Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh's Dharmashala constituency.''

Ms Gandhi also approved the candidature of Gangu Ram Musafir for Pachhad (SC) constituency in Himachal Pradesh.

According to the statement, the party has approved the candidatures of TJ Vinod for Ernakulam, Adv Shanimol Osman for Aroor, P Mohanraj for Konni and Dr K Mohan Kumar for Vattiyoorkavu Assembly constituencies in Kerala.

Earlier in the day, the party announced candidates for bypolls in Puducheryy, Assam and Chhattisgarh.

By-elections to these seats are scheduled to be held on October 21, along with Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra.The results will be announced on October 24.(UNI)