Gujarat elections: Congress candidate from Surat East constituency- Nitin Bharucha

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Nitin Bharucha has been named the Congress candidate from Surat east constituency. Pirzada Kadir Kayamudin was the Congress candidate in 2012 assembly elections. There was a strong demand from the community to give Congress party ticket to a Muslim from Surat East assembly seat. The party, however, turned down this risk and fielded Nitin Bharucha.

Gujarat elections: Congress candidate from Surat East constituency- Nitin Bharucha

Ranjitbhai Mangubhai Gilitwala of BJP has won the seat for two consecutive terms. Nitin Bharucha was a Councillor in the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC). No criminal cases have been registered against him. Nitin Bharucha's name was announced in the the first list of candidates.

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