Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Congress Releases Second List, Fields 18 Candidates in 6 States
Congress president Rahul Gandhi and party's second list of Candidates for Lok Sabha elections 2019. (Photo Credit: ANI/Twitter)

New Delhi, March 16: Days after releasing the first list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections, Congress on Friday released their second list of candidates. In the latest list, Congress had listed eight candidates for Telangana, five for Assam, two for Meghalaya and one each for Sikkim, Nagaland and Uttar Pradesh.

According to the press release, published on Congress’s official Twitter page, Congress has fielded former CM Tarun Gogoi’s son Gaurav from Kaliabor seat in Assam, while Swarup Das from Karimganj (SC) constituency. Along with that Sushmita Dev from Silchar, Sushanto Borgohain from Jorhat and Paban Singh Ghatowar would contest from Dibrugarh seat respectively. 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.

Also, Vincent H Pala and Dr Mukul M Sangma would be representing Congress from Shillong and Tura – both ST seat – in Meghalaya. While KL Chishi and Bharat Basnett would be the face of the party in Nagaland and Sikkim. Also, in the third list, Tanuj Punia will represent Barabanki (SC) seat in Uttar Pradesh.

Congress Second List of Candidates for Lok Sabha Elections 2019
Sl No  State PC no.  Constinuency  Candidate
1 Assam 1 Karimganj (SC) Swarup Das
2 Assam 2 Silchar Sushmita Dev
3 Assam 11 Kaliabor Gaurav Gogoi
4 Assam 12 Jorhat Sushanta Borgohain
5 Assam 13 Dibrugarh Paban Singh Ghatowar
6 Meghalaya 1 Shillong (ST) Vincent H Pala
7 Meghalaya 2 Tura (ST) Dr. Mukul M Sangma
8 Nagaland 1 Nagaland KL Chishi
9 Sikkim 1 Sikkim Bharat Basnett
10 Telangana 1 Adilabad (ST) Ramesh Rathod
11 Telangana 2 Peddapalle (SC) A Chandra Shekhar
12 Telangana 3 Karimnagar Ponnam Prabhakar
13 Telangana 5 Zahirabad K Madan Mohan Rao
14 Telangana 6 Medak Gali Anil Kumar
15 Telangana 7 Malkajgiri A Revanth Reddy
16 Telangana 10 Chevella Konda Vishweshwar Reddy
17 Telangana 16 Mahabubabad (ST) Porika Balram Naik
18 Uttar Pradesh 53 Barabanki (SC) Tanuj Punia

Considering the fact that Congress is contesting the Lok Sabha elections with an alliance in Telangana, eight candidates’ name has also featured in the third list. They include – Ramesh Rathod (Adilabad – ST), A Chandra Shekhar (Peddapalle - SC), Ponnam Prabhakar (Karimnagar), K Madan Mohan Rao (Zahirabad), Gali Anil Kumar (Medak), A Revanth Reddy (Malkajgiri), Konda Vishweshwar Reddy (Chevella), Porika Balram Naik (Mahabubabad - ST).