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Congress fields Krishna Poonia against Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore in Jaipur rural

April 2, 2019, 12:59 pm

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Congress's Krishna Poonia Vs BJP's Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Jaipur: The Congress announced its second list of candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019 on Monday night. The list contained the names of six more candidates. The party has announced the candidates for all the 25 constituencies of Rajasthan. The BJP is yet to release the names of six candidates.

The nomination process for the Lok Sabha elections 2019 started on Tuesday.

The Congress has fielded Krishna Poonia from Jaipur Rural seat. She is an MLA from Sadaulpur and is commonwealth gold medalist. She has been pitted against BJP MP Rajya Vardhan Singh Rathore. Rathore is also an Olympic player.

Former minister Bina Kak’s son-in-law Rijju Jhunjhunuwala has been given ticket from Ajmer.

The BJP is yet to announce candidates for Barmer, Dausa, Karauli- Dholpur, Bharatpur, Rajsamand and Naguar seats.

The BJP on Friday released the second list of candidates for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The list contained three names.

6 Congress candidates from Rajasthan in the second list:

1.    Ganganagar: Bharatram Meghwal

2.    Jaipur Rural: Krishna Poonia

3.    Ajmer: Rijju Jhunjhunwala

4.    Rajsamand: Devkinandan Gurjar

5.    Bhilawara: Rampal Sharma

6.    Jhalawar- Baran: Pramod Sharma

19 Congress candidates from Rajasthan in the first list:

1.    Bikaner: Madangopal Meghwal

2.    Churu: Rafique Mandela

3.    Jhunjhunu: Shrawan Kumar

4.    Sikar: Subhash Maharia

5.    Jaipur: Jyoti Khandelwal

6.    Alwar: Jitendra Singh

7.    Bharatpur: Abhijit Kumar Jatav

8.    Karauli-Dholpur: Sanjay Kumar Jatav

9.    Dausa: Savita Meena

10.    Tonk-Sawaimadhopur: Namo Narain Meena

11.    Nagaur: Jyoti Mirdha

12.    Pali: Badri Ram Jakhar

13.    Jodhpur: Vaibhav Gehlot

14.    Barmer: Manvendra Singh

15.    Jalore: Ratan Dewasi

16.    Udaipur: Raghuveer Singh Meena

17.    Banswara: Tarachand Bagora

18.    Chittorgarh: Gopal Singh Idwa

19.    Kota: Ramanarayan Meena

The dates for upcoming Lok Sabha Elections were announced by Election Commission of India. Polling in Rajasthan on 25 seats will be held on April 29 (Phase 4) and May 6 (Phase 5). The results will be announced on May 23.

Thirteen constituencies including Tonk-Sawai Madhopur, Ajmer, Pali, Jodhpur, Barmer, Jalore, Udaipur, Banswara, Chittorgarh, Rajsamand, Bhilwara, Kota, and Jhalawar-Baran will go on polls on April 26 in the state.

And the elections of 12 Lok Sabha constituencies including Ganganagar, Bikaner, Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Jaipur Rural, Jaipur, Alwar, Bharatpur, Karauli-Dholpur, Dausa, and Nagaur will take place on May 6.

First published: April 2, 2019