Congress releases final Delhi list - Jitender Kochchar pitted against V.K. Malhotra
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Congress Monday announced the final list of its candidates for the Nov 29 Delhi elections, fielding former councillor Jitender Kochchar against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) heavyweight and chief ministerial candidate V.K. Malhotra.
Kochchar has been pitted against Malhotra from the Greater Kailash constituency.
The list of 22 candidates, released Friday, has senior Congress leader Buta Singh's son Arvinder Lovely given the ticket from Devli, while Health Minister Yoganand Shastri has been fielded from Mehrauli.
Former director-general of police Amod Kanth will be contesting the elections on a Congress ticket from Sangam Vihar.
Names of two women candidates, Shabnam Riyaz from Kirari and Anita Babar from Tilak Nagar, featured on the second list.
The first list of 48 candidates was announced Nov 5. The Delhi assembly has 70 seats.
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