Top congress leaders to campaign in Tripura

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Agartala, Feb 04 (UNI) The All India Congress Committee (AICC) leaders today assured that the top leaders of the party will campaign in the February 23 Assembly polls in Tripura while the second and final list of the candidates will be announced shortly.

The Congress and its tribal ally INPT has announced the list of candidates only for 54 constituencies and nomination for rest six seats were still undecided.

After a day-long meeting with the senior leaders, AICC secretary and in-charge of Tripura Sanjoy Bapna said that issue regarding seat sharing with National Conference of Tripura (NCT) and People Democratic Socialist (PDS), alliance partner of Congress, would be resolved within next two days.

However, NCT general secretary Sabda Kumar Jamatia had applied for the Congress symbol to contest in the coming polls.

Mr Bapna informed that Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi, Pranab Mukherjee, Priyaranjan Dasmunshi would be campaining in the state.


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