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Evening brief: Vikramaditya likely to challenge Kangana Ranaut in Mandi; Adhir Chowdhury 'loses' cool, and more

Apr 13, 2024 06:32 PM IST

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Himachal Pradesh Congress chief Pratibha Singh on Saturday said the Congress has finalised her son Vikramaditya Singh's name for the Mandi Lok Sabha election as the party was of the opinion that a young face should put up the fight this time. If his name is finalised, Vikramaditya will take on BJP's Kangana Ranaut. While the duo has already started a war of words, Vikramaditya recently put the Congress government in jeopardy as he announced his resignation followed by a crisis in Himachal Pradesh. He later withdrew his resignation and was apparently placated by the Congress leadership. Dig deeper

Congress's reply to Kangana Ranaut is likely to be Vikramaditya Singh.
Congress's reply to Kangana Ranaut is likely to be Vikramaditya Singh.

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Saturday accused Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury of purportedly getting into a physical fight with a party worker amid the campaigning for the Lok Sabha elections. In the video shared by the TMC on its official X platform, the Congress leader can be purportedly seen threatening to slap a person and indulging in an altercation on a busy road. He was also seen pushing the man in the presence of the security officials. The police later intervened to resolve the scuffle. Dig deeper

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