Congress fields former Rajya Sabha MP Parvez Hashmi from Delhi's Okhla seat; 66 candidates named for 70-member Assembly so far

The voting for the 70-member Delhi assembly will be held on 8 February. The votes will be counted on 11 February.

Press Trust of India January 21, 2020 11:59:47 IST
Congress fields former Rajya Sabha MP Parvez Hashmi from Delhi's Okhla seat; 66 candidates named for 70-member Assembly so far
  • Former Congress MLA Mukesh Sharma is the party's nominee from the Vikaspuri seat.

  • The party has fielded Mohinder Chaudhary from the Mehrauli Assembly seat, Parveen Rana from Bijwasan and Jai Prakash Panwar from the Madipur seat.

  • The Congress has announced names of 66 candidates so far for the election to the 70-member Delhi Assembly.

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday released its third list of five candidates for the 8 February Delhi Assembly elections, fielding former Rajya Sabha member Parvez Hashmi from the Okhla constituency.

Former Congress MLA Mukesh Sharma is the party's nominee from the Vikaspuri seat.

The party has fielded Mohinder Chaudhary from the Mehrauli Assembly seat, Parveen Rana from Bijwasan and Jai Prakash Panwar from the Madipur (SC) seat.

The Congress has announced names of 66 candidates so far for the election to the 70-member Delhi Assembly and it is likely to leave four seats for its ally Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).

The voting for the 70-member Delhi assembly will be held on 8 February. The votes will be counted on 11 February.

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