Delhi Polls: Congress leaders meeting at Sonia Gandhi's residence, list of candidates likely today
New Delhi : As Delhi is gearing up for the upcoming Assembly Elections on February 8, the Congress Election Committee on Saturday convened a meeting at the residence of Sonia Gandhi, apparently to discuss the names of the candidates which are likely to be announced on Saturday.
According to sources quoted by the news agency IANS, "60 out of 70 seats have been finalized by the party, the meeting has been called to discuss the remaining 10 seats, 4 out of which Congress had promised to give to the Lalu Prasad-led RJD."
If reports are to be believed, senior party leaders A.K. Antony, Mukul Wasnik, Rajiv Satav, Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra and city in-charge P.C. Chacko attended the meeting with Sonia Gandhi to discuss the names of the party candidates.
The elections in Delhi are scheduled for February 8 and the counting of votes will be done on February 11.
The Congress despite ruling the national capital for 15 years from 1998 to 2013 was reduced to zero in the 2015 polls. The AAP won 67 seats while the BJP bagged three seats.