New Delhi, Sep 2: Congress has approved the candidature of Ratan Das as Congress candidate for the assembly bypolls in Tripura for Badharghat-SC Constituency.
'Congress President Sonia Gandhi has approved the candidature of Ratan Das as Congress candidate for the ensuing by-election to the Legislative Assembly of Tripura from 14-Badharghat (SC) Constituency,' AICC General Secretary Mukul Wasnik said in a statement here.
The bypoll in Tripura's Badhraghat was necessitated due to the death of sitting MLA Dilip Sarkar in April this year, after a prolonged illness. The bypoll is scheduled for September 23. (UNI)