Rajasthan polls: Congress releases 2nd list, pits Jaswant's son against Vasundhara Raje

DN Bureau

Congress put Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra against Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje from Jhalrapatan constituency.

Manvendra against Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje
Manvendra against Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje

Jaipur: The Congress released its second list of 32 candidates for the December 7 assembly election in Rajasthan on Saturday, fielding former BJP leader Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra against Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje from Jhalrapatan constituency.

The second list was released by the Congress general secretary and in-charge of Rajasthan Mukul Wasnik.

Also Read: Congress releases first list of candidates for Rajasthan polls

Raje With Amit Shah 

The opposition party had declared 152 candidates in the first list on Thursday night.

Manvendra Singh, a former BJP MLA from Sheo, in September quit the saffron party to join the Congress ahead of the assembly election.

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Manvendra Singh joins Congress in the presence of Rahul Gandhi 

Senior Congress leaders, including Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot and CP Joshi, are contesting the state election. (PTI)

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