GUWAHATI: The Opposition Congress has decided to field candidates in all 14 constituencies in Assam to fight the ensuing Lok Sabha elections. The decision towards this end was taken during a meeting of the Election Committee of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee held on Saturday evening. The meeting decided to send panels of candidates for 12 constituencies to the AICC to take the final decision on selection of suitable candidates. The Saturday’s meeting could take a decision on sending panels of candidates for Barpeta and Dhubri constituencies to the AICC. A committee comprising APCC president Ripun Bora, MP Bhubaneswar Kalita and leader of the Opposition Debabrata Saikia has been constituted to take the final decision of sending panels for Barpeta and Dhubri constituencies to AICC. The names of only sitting MPs Gaurav Gogoi and Sushmita Deb have figured in the panels for Kaliabor and Silchar constituencies respectively.
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