The Old Warhorse of Congress, Parvez Hashmi from Okhla, publishes the third list of 5 candidates

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The party has deployed Mohinder Chaudhary from the Mehrauli assembly headquarters, Parveen Rana from Bijwasan and Jai Prakash Panwar from the Madipur (SC) headquarters.

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updated:January 21, 2020, 12:36 pm

The Old Warhorse of Congress, Parvez Hashmi from Okhla, publishes the third list of 5 candidates
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New Delhi: Congress released its third list of five candidates for the Delhi parliamentary elections on February 8, Tuesday, focusing on old war horse and former Rajya Sabha member Parvez Hashmi from Okhla constituency, the Muslim-dominated seat, including Shaheen Bagh Epicenter of Anti, leaving -CAA protest in Delhi ..

Former MLA Congress Mukesh Sharma is the party's candidate from the seat of Vikaspuri.

The party has deployed Mohinder Chaudhary from the Mehrauli assembly headquarters, Parveen Rana from Bijwasan and Jai Prakash Panwar from the Madipur (SC) headquarters.

Congress has already announced 66 candidates for election to the 70-member assembly in Delhi, and four seats are likely to become vacant for its RJD ally.

Hashmi was a four-time MLA from Okhla and had kept the seat after meeting Batla House.

Congress announced candidates for 66 seats and allocated 4 seats to its ally, the RJD in the state capital.

On Monday evening, Congress announced Romesh Sabharwal as candidate for Delhi, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal from the New Delhi constituency.

Aside from Sabharwal, Congress has used ex-spokesman Amrish Gautam from Kondli to rejoin the BJP party. Youth leader Rocky Tuseed will compete from Rajinder Nagar, while Bhishm Sharma will be deployed from Ghonda.

S Rajinder Singh Bamrah will compete from Tilak Nagar, Pramod Yadav from Badarpur and Arbind Singh from Karawal Nagar.

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