Samajwadi Party releases fresh list of candidates, fields sitting RLD MP Tabassum Hasan from Kairana

Tabassum Hasan, who won on a RLD ticket from Kairana, will contest the Lok Sabha election on Samajwadi Party ticket.

Samajwadi Party releases fresh list of candidates, fields sitting RLD MP Tabassum Hasan from Kairana
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New Delhi: Samajwadi Party on Friday released its fourth, fifth and sixth list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh. In the fourth list, the party released the name of one candidate — Ratiram Bansal, who will contest from Tikamgadh constituency.

In the fifth list, the names of four candidates were announced. The party has fielded Vinod Kumar alias Pandit Singh from Gonda, Ram Sagar Rawat from Barabanki, and Safikur Rahman Bark from Sambhal. Sitting Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) MP Tabassum Hasan will contest from Kairana. 

In the sixth list, the party announced Surendra Kumari alias Munni Sharma from Ghaziabad constituency.

On March 12, the SP had released a list of two candidates — Ramji Lal Suman from Hathras and Rajendra S Vind from Mirzapur. 

On March 8, the SP had announced nine candidates, including three women who will contest the Lok Sabha polls. It fielded SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav from Mainpuri parliamentary constituency. 

Mulayam's nephew Dharmendra Yadav will contest from Badaun and senior party leader Ram Gopal Yadav's son Akshay Yadav will contest from Firozabad. SP had also announced the candidates for three reserved constituencies - Itawa, Robertsganj, and Bahraich.

Akhilesh's wife Dimple Yadav will contest from Kannauj constituency, from where the SP chief was elected twice, in 2012 bypolls and 2014 general elections. Purvi Verma has been fielded from Khiri constituency and Usha Verma from Hardoi.

It has fielded party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav from Mainpuri parliamentary constituency.SP has also fielded Mulayam`s two family members, namely, nephew Dharmendra Yadav from Badaun and senior party leader Ram Gopal Yadav`s son Akshay Yadav from Firozabad.

Here's the Samajwadi Party list: 

Mulayam Singh Yadav: Mayapuri
Dharmendra Yadav: Badaun
Akshay Yadav: Firozabad
Kamlesh Katheria: Etahwah
Shabbir Valmiki: Behraich
Bhai Lal: Robertsganj
Dimple Yadav: Kannauj
Usha Verma: Hardoi 
Poorvi Verma: Lakhimpur 
Ramji Lal Suman: Hathras
Rajendra S Vind: Mirzapur 
Ratiram Bansal: Tikamgadh
Vinod Kumar alias Pandit Singh: Gonda
Ram Sagar Rawat: Barabanki
Tabassum Hussain: Kairana
Safikur Rahman Bark: Sambhal
Surendra Kumari alias Munni Sharma: Ghaziabad

Voting for 17th Lok Sabha election will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 23. The final phase of voting will take place on May 19.

In Uttar Pradesh, seven-phase polling will take place in 80 Lok Sabha seats. The counting of votes will be done on May 23.