20 - 09 - 2019

Badharghat by-poll: Ratan Das re-nominated as Congress candidate

Agartala, Sept 2, 2019: Pradesh Congress also declared the name of their party candidate for the by-polls of 14-Badharghat (SC) reserved assembly constituency, on Monday afternoon. This was informed by  a press communiqué which  said that local leader and a veteran leader of the party SC front, Ratan Das will contest in the by-election as Congress candidate.

"The Congress president Smt. Sonia Gandhi has approved the candidature of Ratan Das as Congress candidate for the ensuing by-election", said AICC press release signed by Congress general secretary Mukul Wasnik. Das also contested the 2018 assembly elections as part candidate from same constituency.

Earlier, Left Front declared the name of Bulti Biswas  who was elected as Councilor of Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) from Ward No-36 (Camper Bazar-Gunjaria) in the year 2015 and is currently a Mayor-in-Council in AMC as LF candidate for 14-Badharghat assembly constituency, where by-election slated to come off on September 23 next.