The party's Parliamentary Board approved the names
after its West Bengal unit recommended the names, AJSU
vice-president Praveen Prabhakar told reporters here.
The contestants for the first phase of polling are
Kartik Bauri (Raghunathpur-SC), Satyawati Rajwar (Para-SC),
Lankeswar Kisku (Maanbazaar-ST), Asit Baran Mahto (Kashipur),
while contestants for the second phase are Harihar Tudu
(Bandowan-ST), Sukant Mahto (Balrampur) and Rakesh Mahto
"We will announce 8 more candidates later," Prabhakar
Previously known as All Jharkhand Students Union
during the Jharkhand movement, the Election Commission had
recognised AJSU as a party in 2009.
Ranchi: AJSU on Monday announced names of 7
candidates for the fifth and sixth phases of assembly polls in
West Bengal scheduled on May 7 and May 10.
First Published: Monday, April 11, 2011, 22:40