BIG CONTEST: It's Sheila Dikshit Vs Manoj Tiwari As Congress Releases List Of Delhi Candidates, No Chandni Chowk Ticket For Kapil Sibal

NCT of Delhi Lok Sabha Elections

The Congress Party on Monday has released its third list of 6 candidates for 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Written By Daamini Sharma | Mumbai | Updated On:

The Congress Party on Monday has released its list of 6 candidates for 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The Congress high command gave a final go ahead and selected the following candidates to for ensuing elections to the Lok Sabha from NCT of Delhi:

  • Chandni Chowk- J.P. Agarwal 
  • North East Delhi- Sheila Dikshit
  • East Delhi- Arvinder Singh Lovely
  • New Delhi- Ajay Makan
  • North West Delhi (SC)- Rajesh Lilothia
  • West Delhi- Mahabal Mishra

However, Kapil Sibal's name is missing from the list. The Congress leader has earlier said whether or not there would be a Congree-AAP alliance, he would contest from Chandni Chowk which he had represented earlier. He is currently a Rajya Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh. 

Read the full list here:

It seems that former Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit will lock horns with actor-turned politician Manoj Tiwari to fight out North East Delhi seat.

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Earlier, the BJP released its 23rd candidate list for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections on Sunday where it announced seven members whom it is fielding from constituencies across Delhi, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

Among those in the list include Union Ministers Dr Harsh Vardhan who has been given the ticket to fight from Chandni Chowk, and Hardeep Singh Puri will contest from Amritsar, and actor-turned-politician Manoj Tiwari who will be fighting the polls from North East Delhi.

Dr Harsh Vardhan heads the Ministry of Science & Technology, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Ministry of Earth Sciences. Hardeep Singh Puri is the Minister of State (Independent Charge) Housing And Urban Affairs.

Another notable mention in the list is Harinarayan Rajbhar who was caught in a sting by Republic Media Network where he sought favours in-kind from the Republic Bharat reporter instead of asking for cash directly. Rajbhar has been given a ticket to fight from Ghosi in Uttar Pradesh.

Read: BJP Releases Its 23rd Candidate List, Union Ministers Dr Harsh Vardhan, Hardeep Singh Puri, And MP Manoj Tiwari In The Fray

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