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Congress releases second list of nominees for Punjab polls

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 Dec 2016 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, Dec 23: The Congress on Friday released the second list of 16 candidates for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections. The mes announced by Congress General Secretary Madhusudan Mistry include Barinderjit Singh Pahra from Gurdaspur.

Pahra’s father Kartar Singh Pahra was an MLA from 1997 until 2002 and he has been working in the constituency for the last several years.

The Central Election Committee (CEC) of the Congress had on Tuesday filised 25 candidates in the second round, but it announced mes of only 16 of them. The party announced the first list of 61 nominees for the Punjab polls last week. In the first list, the party retained as candidates 31 of its 42 legislators. (IANS)

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