NCP fields 16 candidates for first phase of Bihar poll

NCP would contest 150 of the 243 assembly seats in Bihar and released the party`s first list of 16 candidates on Tuesday.

Updated: Sep 28, 2010, 19:17 PM IST

Patna: The NCP would contest 150 of the 243 assembly seats in Bihar and released the party`s first list of 16 candidates on Tuesday for the 47 assembly constituencies going to poll in the first phase on October 21.
Releasing the list, party General Secretary Tariq Anwar said, "NCP intends to contest from about 150 assembly seats in Bihar this time." According to the list, the party has fielded candidates in Rajnagar, Fulparas, Chhattapur, Narpatganj, Raniganj, Forbesganj, Jokihat, Sikti, Kadwa, Barari, Korha, Ammaur, Rupauli, Dhamdaha, Purnia, and Alam Nagar.

PTI