Elections LIVE: AAP says Kejriwal in Varanasi, but Cong has no place for Kalmadi in Pune
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9.20 pm: Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal will be contesting against BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi. According to ANI report, AAP leader Sanjay Singh said, “Kejriwal will contest from Varanasi, official announcement will be made during the rally on March 25.”
Arvind Kejriwal will contest from Varanasi, official announcement to be made on 25th March rally: Sanjay Singh
— ANI (@ANI_news) March 18, 2014
8.45 pm: Kejriwal has said his decision to enter the electoral fray from Varanasi was not a “symbolic gesture” but to defeat the BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate.
8.20 pm: Suresh Kalmadi, accused in CWG scam, not included in Congress list. Congress fields Vishwajeet Kadam from Pune. The seat was represented by Kalmadi.
8.19 pm: Kapil Sibal to contest LS elections from, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi.
8. 18 pm: Krishna Tirath to contest from North West Delhi
8.17 pm: Ajit Jogi to contest from Mahasamund in Chhattisgarh and Sachin Pilot will be Congress candidate from Ajmer.
8.15 pm: Former cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin to contest from Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan. He was MP from Moradabad in UP
8.14 pm: Congress declares its third list of candidates for Lok Sabha elections; former Union Minister Ajay Maken to contest from New Delhi.
5.40 pm: AAP’s Varanasi rally scheduled for March 23 postponed to March 25, say reports.
5.30 pm: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav will contest from Azamgarh along with Mainpuri, which he presently represents in Parliament.
3:41 pm: Madhya Pradesh food and civil supplies minister Vijay Shah’s elder brother Ajay Shah on Tuesday joined the Congress party.
3:40 pm: AAP candidate from north-west Delhi Mahendra Singh withdraws his candidature, say reports.
3:38 pm: AAP candidate and singer Jaswinder Narula on Tuesday withdrew her candidature.
3:35 pm: A bunch of gas balloons burst during the road show of senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley here on Tuesday leading to momentary commotion, when he along with other leaders of the SAD-BJP alliance were riding in an open truck.
3.30 pm: A bunch of gas balloons burst during the road show of senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley leading to momentary commotion, when he along with other leaders of the SAD-BJP alliance were riding in an open truck.