Congress declares 194 candidates in first list of Lok Sabha poll

Posted on Mar 8 2014 - 11:18pm by IBC News

New Delhi, Mar. 8: The All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Saturday announced its first list of 194 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Congress has declared 28 women candidates for the elections which will be held between April 07 and May 12.

“CEC has declared names of 194 LS seats, 35 % of the candidates are youth, 15% are women,” said Congress leader Madhusudan Mistry.

The party has decided to field Congress President Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareily and Vice President Rahul Gandhi from Amethi.

The nominees also include cricketer Mohammed Kaif, Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s niece Karuna Shukla and Justice Hanumanthappa.