Cong releases list of candidates for Rajasthan, Gujarat, UP: Ashok Gehlot's son to contest from Jodhpur

Last Updated: Fri, Mar 29, 2019 01:47 hrs

[India], Mar 29 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's son Vaibhav Gehlot will contest the ensuing Lok Sabha elections from Jodhpur parliamentary constituency.

Jodhpur is considered as the stronghold of Ashok Gehlot which may work in favor of Vaibhav in the polls.

According to the list of candidates released by Congress party on Thursday night, Manvendra Singh son of veteran BJP leader Jaswant Singh will fight from Barmer seat whereas former Union Minister Bhanwar Jitendra Singh will contest from Alwar seat.

The list has total names of 31 candidates - 19 from Rajasthan, 6 each for Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh.

Polling in Rajasthan on 25 seats will be held on April 29 (Phase 4) and May 6 (Phase 5).

Uttar Pradesh will go to polls in seven phases, from April 11 to May 19.

Polling in Gujarat on 26 seats will take place on April 23.

Results of the polls will be declared on May 23. (ANI)