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Congress to announce first list of Candidates soon

March 23, 2014
New Delhi

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AICC general secretary and Congress in-charge for state affairs Digvijay Singh told the media that the party has decided candidates for almost all the seats in Telangana. After holding consultations with Telangana leaders for the second day in a row, Digvijay Singh addressed the media.

He said that the AICC screening committee has held discussions with key Telangana leaders and have come to a conclusion on whom to field for the coming Assembly and Lok Sabha elections. The party is yet to finalize candidates for 10-15 constituencies, for which further home work is yet to be done, said Digvijay. According to sources, all sitting candidates are likely to be retained for the coming elections. The screening committee would meet again in a couple of days to finalize the candidates for the remaining constituencies after which the list will be revealed to the public.

When asked about alliances, Digvijay Singh said that they are holding consultations with a couple of parties. He said that the doors of Congress for alliance with TRS is still open.

The party most likely will announce the first list of candidates on March 28. Party candidates for Seemandhra will be taken up by the committee after the Congress Seemandhra bus tour.

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