Karnataka elections: Congress yet to finalise candidates, list in social media is fake
New Delhi, Apr 10: Ahead of the Karnataka Assembly elections, the Congress today held a meeting of its screening committee and discussed the possible candidates for the May 12 polls, a party leader said.
The screening committee will recommend the candidates to the party's central election committee chaired by Congress president Rahul Gandhi.
The Congress also rejected as "fake news" a purported list of party candidates being circulated on social media for the polls.
"I would like to clarify that this is a fake press release and AICC has not issued any press release," party's general secretary in charge of Karnataka K C Venugopal said.
He said no list of party candidates has been finalised yet as there has been no meeting of the central selection committee. He said that a meetings of the party screening committee is on and party candidates are being discussed.
|Karnataka Assembly Election dates|
|Date of notification||April 17|
|Last date to file nominations||April 24|
|Last date to withdraw nominations||April 27|
|Date of polling||May 12|
|Date of counting||May 15|