Rajasthan Elections: For the upcoming Rajasthan Legislative Assembly elections, the Congress party has released its sixth list of candidates, featuring 23 nominees. With these additions, the Congress has now finalized the names of 177 candidates for the polls. It's worth noting that the Congress had previously announced the names of 154 candidates in its first five lists.
The notable aspect of Congress's sixth list is the exclusion of Ashok Gehlot's loyalist Cabinet Minister Mahesh Joshi from the Hawa Mahal constituency.
Additionally, the Congress has left the Bharatpur seat for the INDIA Alliance, and the RLD (Rashtriya Lok Dal) will field its candidate there.
In a unique electoral development, the Danta Ramgarh constituency will witness a husband vs. wife contest.
The Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) has declared Rita Chaudhary as its candidate, while the Congress has nominated her husband, the incumbent MLA, Veerendra Singh, as its candidate.
Sachin Pilot's loyalist and former Rajasthan NSUI (National Students' Union of India) President, Naimuddin Guddu, has received ticket from Ladpura. Naimuddin Guddu had previously faced defeat in two elections.
Prashant Sharma, who lost the previous election to Satish Poonia in Amer, has been nominated again by the Congress.
Satish Poonia served as the Rajasthan BJP President for four years and is now an opposition leader.
The Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee's current treasurer, Sita Ram Agarwal, has been granted a ticket from Vidhyadhar Nagar. He will contest against Diya Kumari.
It's worth mentioning that Sita Ram Agarwal has previously faced defeat in elections.
It's important to note that the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly elections are scheduled to be held in a single phase on November 25, with the results set to be announced on December 3.