Election 2022 highlights: Congress issues list of 5 candidates for Goa polls
It has been a busy day for political parties in Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Manipur as the date of elections in these states is inching closer.
In Goa, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its list of candidates for the single-phase election on February 14. Chief minister Pramod Sawant will be contesting from Sanquelim while deputy chief minister Manohar Ajgaonkar will contest from Margaon.
The Congress party in Uttar Pradesh released its second list of 41 candidates of which 16 are women. In a major development, Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad announced he will contest the elections from Gorakhpur against chief minister Yogi Adityanath.
Shifting focus to Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP’s) chief ministerial candidate Bhagwant Mann will contest from Dhuri. Prominent farmer leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni, who formed his own political front Sanyukt Sangharsh Party (SSP) in December last year, will contest 10 seats in Punjab.
As per the schedule announced by the Election Commission, the polling for all five states will be held in seven phases, with the first phase commencing from February 10.
The last phase of the polling will take place on March 7 and the counting will take place on March 10.
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Jan 20, 2022 08:55 PM IST
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