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Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Congress picks Bhupinder Singh Hooda for Sonepat; declares more in Haryana

The Indian National Congress on Sunday released another list of candidates for

The party has named Bhupinder Singh Hooda from Sonepat Lok Sabha Seat.

The Central Election Committee of the party finalized following names in the list

  1. Nirmal Singh from Kurukshetra
  2. Bhavya Bishnoi from Hisar
  3. Kuldeep Sharma from Karnal
  4. Bhupinder Singh Hooda from Sonepat
  5. Avatar Singh Bhadana (In place of Lalit Nagar) from Faridabad

With this list, the party has named its candidates on 411 Parliamentary Seats. In Haryana, where the party is contesting on all seats alone, it has now declared candidates on all 10 Lok Sabha Seat. The party in its initial list has named Ashok Tanwar from Sirsa SC, Deepender Singh Hooda from Rohtak, among others.

Party in its first list maintaining the tradition has fielded its President Rahul Gandhi from Amethi, while United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi will be on electoral fray from home turf – Rae Bareli.

Apart from this, the Congress President will also contest from Wayanad Lok Sabha Seat in Kerela.

Congress in Haryana is taking on BJP, INLD and AAP who has forged an alliance with JJP.

READ: Check Out Full list of Congress Candidates for Lok Sabha Polls 2019

Lok Sabha Polls 2019 has already begun and over 180 Lok Sabha Seat has already voted in initial two phases. General Elections 2019 would spread on Seven Phases starting from April 11 to May 19.

Counting of Votes and Results for the mega Battle of ballots will be announced on May 23 four days after the 7th phase of voting. In 2014 General Elections, banking of heavy Modi wave, BJP won 7, INLD bagged 2 seats while INC won a single seat.

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