Delhi Assembly Polls: Congress releases first list of 54 candidates

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The Congress on Saturday evening released its first list of 54 candidates for upcoming Delhi Assembly polls.

Of the 54 nominees, 33 will make their debut in the polls.

The Congress, like the BJP has not decided its candidate against Delhi Chief Minister and AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal from the New Delhi seat.

The party has fielded Lakshman Rawat against Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia from Patparganj.

Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Alka Lamba, who switched over to the Congress, has been fielded from Chandni Chowk constituency.

Voting for the 70 Assembly seats in Delhi will take place on February 8 and the counting of votes is scheduled on February 11.