Assam polls: Cong announces list of 40 candidates; state unit chief Ripun Bora fielded from Gohpur

PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 06-03-2021 23:46 IST | Created: 06-03-2021 23:46 IST
Assam polls: Cong announces list of 40 candidates; state unit chief Ripun Bora fielded from Gohpur

The Congress on Saturday announced a list of 40 candidates for the Assam Assembly polls, with its state unit chief Ripun Bora contesting from Gohpur and senior leader Debabrata Saikia from Nazira.

The party also fielded Rana Goswami from Jorhat, Subhramitra Gogoi from Sibsagar, Rajkumar Nilanetra Neog from Dibrugarh and Sibnath Chetia from Digboi.

The Congress-led 'Mahajoth' or grand alliance has AIUDF, BPF, CPI(M), CPI, CPI(ML) and the Anchalik Gana Morcha as its constituents.

The elections to the 126-member Assam assembly will be held in three phases, beginning on March 27.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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