Five State Assembly Elections 2023: Congress announces candidates

Congress has announced the first list of 229 candidates for the state Assembly Elections to be held in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Telangana next month.

These include names of 144 candidates for Madhya Pradesh, 30 for Chhattisgarh, and 55 for Telangana. Congress has fielded former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath from Chhindwara.

Vikram Mastal has been fielded from Budhni against current Chief Minister Shivraj Singh.

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has been fielded from his traditional seat Patan and Deputy CM TS Singhdev has been fielded from Ambikapur.

The Election Commission had announced the voting date in 5 states on 9 October. Voting will be held in Madhya Pradesh on 17th November and in Chhattisgarh in two phases on 7th and 17th November.

Elections will be held in Rajasthan on 25 November, Mizoram on 7 November, and Telangana on 30 November. Results will be declared in five states on December 3.