Gearing up for the Lok Sabha Polls which are now weeks away, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Tuesday released its third list of 5 candidates in addition to 58 Candidates announced by the left-leaning party in its initial two lists. Out of the all 6 Candidates, the party named 2 from its erstwhile bastion West Bengal, 2 from Rajasthan and 1 from Bihar.
The party has also announced to contest Churu Lok Sabha Seat.
— ANI (@ANI) March 27, 2019
The party has fielded Ajay Kumar from Ujairpur Parliamentary Seat of Bihar.
In Rajasthan, the party has named :
- Shopat Ram from Bikaner SC
- Amra Ram from Sikar
- Zulfiqar Ali from Jangipur
- Biswanath Ghosh from Maldaha North
Earlier, the party in its initial lists announced 15 Candidates in Kerela, 2 each in Tamil Nadu, Tripura and Assam ad a single candidate in states like – Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab and UT of Lakshadweep.
In West Bengal, The party led Left Front has now a total of 40 Candidates. Earlier it was expected that the CPI(M) led front will leave 4 seats for Congress, which the grand-old parry won in 2014.
The CPI(M) led front till now has not declared its candidates on Maldaha Dakshin and Baharampur Parliamentary Seat. The party has so far totally declared candidates on 63 Lok Sabha Seats across the nation.
The left front in Bengal consists of – Communist Party of India(M), All India Forward Bloc (AIFB), Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) and Communist Party of India (CPI).
CPI(M) led front in the upcoming Lok Sabha Poll will take BJP, TMC and Congress. Ruling Trinamool Congress has already announced its candidates on all 42 Lok Sabha seats with over 40% tickets distributed to female candidates. While Bhartiya Janta Party and Congress have also announced its candidates in some seats of the state.
General Elections are slated for April-May this year that would spread on Seven Phases starting from April 11 to May 19. Election Commission had on Sunday declared schedule for General Elections 2019.
The Counting of votes for the mega battle of ballots will take place on May 23, four days after last round of polling.