Rajasthan Election 2023: Congress announces third list of 19 candidates

Till now, the ruling party in Rajasthan has announced its candidates on 95 seats, although candidates are still to be announced on 105 seats.

Congress party, which was busy throughout the day amid ED action against its leaders, has released its third list of 19 candidates on Thursday evening. In the 19 member list, the party has included the names of 11 MLAs, including one minister in the list. The ticket of one MLA has also been cancelled.

Till now, the ruling party in Rajasthan has announced its candidates on 95 seats, although candidates are still to be announced on 105 seats. In this list, Congress has fielded Narendra Budania from Taranagar seat, Pusaram Godara from Ratangarh, Ramkesh Meena from Gangapur, Rakesh Pareek from Masuda and Heera Lal Darangi from Jhalod.

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The ticket of MLA Gayatri Devi, who won the by-election from the Sahara constituency, has been cancelled. His brother-in-law Rajendra Trivedi has been made the candidate in her place.

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Reacting to the third list of candidates released by the party, Rajasthan Congress President Govind Singh Dotasara, who faced ED raids this morning, has made a social media post on X: “Advance congratulations for victory to the 19 candidates declared in the third list of Congress Party for Rajasthan Assembly Elections-2023.”

Nomination for 200 assembly seats of Rajasthan will start next month and will continue till November 6. November 9 is the last date for taking back nominations. Elections will be held on 25th November (in a single phase) and the results of all five states will come together on December 3.