Bihar by-elections: BJP, Congress announce candidates for Bhabua, Araria seats
Shambhu Singh Patel to be the Congress candidate for by-elections in Bihar's Bhabhua while state acting president Kaukab Qadri is contesting from Araria.
Meanwhile, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)too has announced the names of candidates who will contest the by-polls from Bhabua and Araria Lok Sabha seats. BJP leader Rinky Pandey will contest from Bhabua seat while Pradeep Singh from Araria.
The by-elections for two Lok Sabha seats and two Assembly seats - Jahanabad and Bhabhua -- are scheduled to be held on March 11.