Congress fields Ram Prasad from Bellary

New Delhi: Congress on Thursday announced Ram Prasad as its candidate for by-poll to Bellary Assembly seat in Karnataka to be held on November 30.

The announcement was made by party general secretary Oscar Fernandes.

Election in Bellary was necessiated after BJP leader B Sreeramulu resigned from the seat a few months back. He is now contesting from the same constituency as a rebel BJP candidate.

In yet another decision, the party announced the candidature of Ram Sundar Tarait from Laukana seat for the Assembly by-poll in Bihar.