Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Congress Releases Fourth List of 27 Candidates, Gives Shashi Tharoor and Anto Antony Tickets From Kerala
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New Delhi, March 17: Congress party on Saturday released their fourth list of 27 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections. In the latest list, Congress had listed 12 candidates for Kerala, seven for Uttar Pradesh, five for Chhattisgarh, two for Arunachal Pradesh and one for Andaman and Nicobar Islands. In the previous list, Congress had announced the names of 18 candidates.

According to the press release, published on Congress’s official Twitter page, Congress has fielded sitting parliamentarian from Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, Shashi Tharoor, would be contesting again, while Nabam Tuki has been selected to represent Arunachal West constituency. Deepak Baij has been given the ticket for Bastar (ST) seat in Chhattisgarh, while Harendra Malik will represent Kairana seat in Uttar Pradesh. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule: Voting In 7 Phases From April 11 to May 19, Counting And Results On May 23; Check All Dates For General Elections.

Here’s the Full Released List:

Congress Fourth List for Lok Sabha Elections 2019
Sl No  State PC no.  Constinuency  Candidate
1 Arunachal Pradesh 1 Arunachal West Nabam Tuki
2 Arunachal Pradesh 2 Arunachal East James Lowangcha Wnaglet
3 A & N Islands 1 A & N Islands Kuldeep Singh Sharma
4 Chhattisgarh 1 Surguja-ST Khel Sai Singh
5 Chhattisgarh 2 Raigarh-ST Laljeet Singh Rathia
6 Chhattisgarh 3 Jangir-Champa-SC Ravi Bhardwaj
7 Chhattisgarh 10 Bastar-ST Deepak Baij
8 Chhattisgarh 11 Kanker-ST Biresh Thakur
9 Kerala 1 Kasargod Rajmohan Unnithan
10 Kerala 2 Kannur K Sudhakaran
11 Kerala 5 Kozhikode MK Raghavan
12 Kerala 8 Palakkad VK Sreekantan
13 Kerala 9 Alathur-SC Remya Haridas
14 Kerala 10 Thrissur TN Prathapan
15 Kerala 11 Chalakudy Benny Bahanan
16 Kerala 12 Ernakulum Hibi Eden
17 Kerala 13 Idukki Dean Kuriakose
18 Kerala 16 Mavelikkara-SC Kodikunnil Suresh
19 Kerala 17 Pathanamthitta Anto Anthony
20 Kerala 20 Thiruvananthapurum Shashi Tharoor
21 Uttar Pradesh 2 Kairana Harender Malik
22 Uttar Pradesh 4 Bijnor Indira Bhatti
23 Uttar Pradesh 10 Meerut Dr Om Prakash Sharma
24 Uttar Pradesh 13 Gautam Budha Nagar Dr Arvind Singh Chauhan
25 Uttar Pradesh 15 Aligarh Ch. Brijender Singh
26 Uttar Pradesh 47 Hamirpur Pritam Lodhi
27 Uttar Pradesh 70 Ghosi Bal Krishna Chauhan

The election dates were announced on March 10, where Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora had said that the poll body visited several states to check election preparedness across the country. A total of 900 million voters have been registered in 2019 as compared to 814.5 million in 2014. In Lok Sabha Elections 2014, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had won an absolute majority with 282 seats while the Congress had won 44 seats.