U'khand polls: Congress announces names of five candidates

| Updated: Jan 25, 2017 05:29 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan. 25 (ANI): The Congress Central Election Committee (CEC) has released a list of five candidates for the ensuing Uttarakhand Assembly elections, taking the total number of nominees declared so far to 68. The Congress Party last week declared its candidates for 63 seats in poll bound Uttarakhand where Chief Minister Harish Rawat will contest from two seats - Kichha and Haridwar Rural. Elections to the 70-member Uttarakhand Assembly is scheduled to take place on February 15 and counting shall take place on March 11. (ANI)