Kirti Azad to contest from Dhanbad

Ranchi: The Congress party has fielded former cricketer and sitting Darbhanga MP Kirti Azad Jha as party candidate from the hot seat of Dhanbad in Jharkhand. The name of Azad was declared by the central election committee of the Congress party.

Apart from him, Congress has also named former Tamar MLA Kalicharan Munda to contest from Khunti (ST) seat of Jharkhand. As part of Mahagathbandhan Congress had got 7 seats in Jharkhand and so far the party has announced its candidates on 6 seats while a decision was yet to be made as to who would contest from Hazaribagh.

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