New Delhi: Manish Tiwari, nephew of former Uttarakhand Chief Minister ND Tiwari, was on Wednesday announced by the Congress as its candidate from Gadarpur Assembly seat in the state going to polls on January 30.
Making the announcement, senior Congress leader Oscar
Fernandes said the decision was taken by the party`s
Central Election Committee.
Earlier, Congress has given tickets to two Tiwari
loyalists Arendra Sharma and Navprabhat.
The decisions have come against the backdrop of
speculation about Congress leadership`s outreach to Tiwari who
has refused to fade away despite controversies.