Ranchi: The Congress on Sunday released the first list of its five candidates for the upcoming Jharkhand assembly election, scheduled to be held in five phases from November 30.
The names of the candidates include Rameshwar Oraon from Lohardaga, Ramchandra Singh from Manika, K N Tripathy from Daltonganj, Chandrashekhar Dubey from Bishrampur and KP Yadav from Bhawnathpur.
This is the first list released by Congress before the upcoming Jharkhand assembly election. Congress made the announcement after issuing a press release on Sunday.
On November 8, the 'Mahagatbandhan' parties had announced there seat sharing. As per the agreement, the Congress will fight on 31 seats, JMM on 43 and RJD will contest from 7 assembly seats in the state.
The 81-member Jharkhand assembly is set to go for a five-phased election from November 30 to December 20. The counting of votes will take place on December 23.