The Congress on Thursday evening announced its fourth list of 19 candidates who will contest the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly election. The party has replaced a total of three candidates in this list. From Nandurbar-ST Mohan Pawan Singh has been replaced by Udesingh K Padvi, from Ghatkopar West, Manisha Sampatrao Suryavanshi has been replaced by Anand Shukla and from Sillod Prabhakar Manirao Palodkar has been replaced by Khaisar Azad.
In this list, Sulbha Khodke from Amaravati, Balwant Wankhede from Daryapur SC, Suresh Bhoyar from Kamthi, and Madhavrao Pawar from Hadgaon has been nominated, among others.
The third list, released on Wednesday, consists the names of two women candidates. In the list, Purushottam Nagorao Hajare from From Nagpur East, and Sahu Sahadevrao Khaire from Nashik Central has been fielded.
In its first list on Sunday, the Congress had named candidates for 51 seats and two days later, the party announced released its second list of 52 party candidates.
Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan will contest from Karad South, Ashok Chavan has been fielded from Bhoker. Dheeraj Deshmukh, son of late CM Vilasrao Deshmukh, has been given a ticket from Latur Rural. His elder brother Amit Deshmukh is a Congress MLA from Latur city, his name was released in the first list.
|Nandurbar-ST||Udesingh K Padvi (In place of Mohan Pawan Singh)|
|Akola West||Sajid Khan Mannan Khan (Pathan)|
|Amaravati||Smt Sulbha Khodke|
|Daryapur SC||Balwant Wankhede|
|Nagpur South West||Ashish Deshmukh|
|Ramtek||Udaysingh Sohanlal Yadav|
|Sillod||Khaisar Azad (In place of Prabhakar Manirao Palodkar)|
|Kopri Pachpakhadi||Hiralal Bhoir|
|Versova||Baldev Basantsingh Khosa|
|Ghatkopar West||Anand Shukla (In place of Smt. Manisha Sampatrao Suryavanshi)|
|Kankavli||Sushil Amrutrao Rane|
|Hatkanangle-SC||Raju Jayantrao Awale|
The elections for the 288-member House in Maharashtra will be held on October 21 and results will be out on October 24.
The Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) have forged an alliance in the state with both deciding to contest 125 seats each. The remaining 38 seats in the Maharashtra Assembly have been left for other coalition parties to contest.