Ranchi: AJSU rpt AJSU has announced its
first list of 18 candidates for the ensuing Jharkhand assembly
elections, beginning on November 25.
AJSU president Sudesh Mahato, a former home minister and
Chandraprakash Choudhary are among those whose names figure in
the list announced yesterday, party sources said today.
Mahato and Choudhary will fight to retain Silli and
Ramgarh assembly seats respectively, a party release said.
"We are not going for any alliance. We will contest all
the 81 seats and further lists will be announced shortly,"
Mahato told newsmen here.
"AJSU, however, is open to post-poll alliance on its own
terms and conditions in the interest of the state," he added.
Mahato had been a minister from 2000 to 2006 in the
BJP-led NDA governments under Babulal Marandi and Arjun Munda.