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24 women in Congress 4th list of 61 candidates for UP polls
The Congress party on Sunday released its fourth list of 61 candidates for the upcoming UP Assembly polls, 24 of whom are women, mostly newcomers.
The Congress presented a candidate, Reeta Maurya, from Ayodhya constituency. He also nominated some candidates from Ayodhya and Rae Bareli districts, introducing Sudha Dwivedi from Sareni headquarters to Rae Bareli. The party aligned Mohd Fateh Bahadur from Gauriganj constituency in Amethi.
In Rae Bareli’s seat in Harchandpur from where his incumbent MP Rakesh Singh had defected to the BJP.
‘Golden Goa’ or Cong’s vacation spot: Amit Shah tells Goa to choose
On his first trip to Goa to campaign for his party, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday that voters in Goa would have to choose between a “Golden Goa” and a “Gandhi parivar ka Goa”.
“For us Goa is Golden Goa and for Congress Goa is Gandhi parivar’s Goa – they need a good vacation spot. Their leaders take a lot of vacations. They need a vacation spot. You tell me, Golden Goa chahiye, ya parivar ka Goa chahiye?” he said at a rally in Ponda, from where the BJP fielded former CM Ravi Naik, who left Congress last month.
During his three public addresses in Ponda, Sanvordem and Vasco, the themes were recurrent. Shah trained guns on Congress’ ‘parivar first’ approach, said parties like Trinamool Congress (TMC) or Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had no plan for Goa’s development and, at each address, paid tribute to the late Minister of Defense and former Chief Minister of Goa, Manohar Parrikar.
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