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Congress releases list of 9 candidates for Lok Sabha election

The list includes names of six candidates from Rajasthan, two candidates from Maharashtra and one candidate from Gujarat.

Congress releases list of 9 candidates for Lok Sabha election
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New Delhi: Congress announced a list of nine candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha election on Monday. The list includes names of six candidates from Rajasthan, two candidates from Maharashtra and one candidate from Gujarat.

State - Constituency - Name of Candidate

Gujarat - Mahesana - AJ Patel
Maharashtra - Raver - Dr Ulhas Patil
Maharashtra - Pune - Mohan Joshi
Rajasthan - Ganganagar (SC) - Bharatram Meghwal
Rajasthan - Jaipur Rural - Krishna Punia
Rajasthan - Ajmer - Rijju Jhunjhunuwala
Rajasthan - Rajsamand - Devkinadan Gurjar
Rajasthan - Bhilwara - Rampal Sharma
Rajasthan - Jhalawar-Baran - Pramod Sharma

The grand old party will release its manifesto on Tuesday at the party's Akbar Road headquarters. The manifesto document will be released by party president Rahul Gandhi in presence of all top party leaders, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh.

The Gandhi scion said that the manifesto will reflect the people's voice and not just one man's view while making a clear reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

He has also said the manifesto will lay major thrust on jobs creation, addressing agrarian distress and strengthening the education and health sectors besides charting a roadmap to boost economic growth.

(With inputs from PTI)