NCP fields 16 candidates for first phase of Bihar poll



Patna: The NCP would contest 150 of the 243 assembly seats in Bihar and released the party's first list of 16 candidates today for the 47 assembly constituencies going to poll in the first phase on October 21.

Releasing the list, party General Secretary Tariq Anwar told reporters, "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