Last updated: January 25, 2023, 11:23 PM IST
Congress on Wednesday released the first list of 55 candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in Meghalaya.
The party has expelled its Meghalaya unit chief Vincent H Pala from Sungai Saipung (ST) constituency. Pala is the incumbent Lok Sabha MP from Shillong.
Saleng A Sangma, who had resigned as NCP MLA and joined the Congress on 23 January, has been expelled from Gambegre (ST) constituency.
The first list of candidates was released on Wednesday following a meeting of the party’s Central Election Commission chaired by party chief Mallikarjun Kharge.
The polls for the elections to the 60-member Legislative Assembly of Meghalaya will be conducted in one phase on February 27. The counting of the votes will take place on March 2.
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