Priya Dutt, Raj Babbar In Congress' Second List For Lok Sabha Elections

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As per the deal, JD (S) gets Hassan, Mandya, Bengaluru North, Udupi-Chikamagalur, Vijayapura and Uttara Kannada.

"@INCIndia @JanataDal_S seat sharing for Karnataka #LokSabhaPolls2019 is confirmed".

The 1952 elections were won by the Congress
The 1952 elections were won by the Congress

Congress also announced the names of Omwati Jatav (Nagina), Zafar Ali Naqvi (Kheri), Kaisar Jahan (Sitapur), Majari Rahi (Misrikh), Ramashankar Bhargava (Mohanlalganj), Sanjay Singh (Sultanpur), Ratna Singh (Partapgarh), Sriprakash Jaiswal (Kanpur), Rakesh Sachan (Fatehpur), Parvez Khan (Sant Kabir Nagar), Kush Saurabh (Bansgaon), Pankaj Sonkar (Lalganj), Lalitesh Pati Tripathi (Mirzapur) and Bhagwati Prasad Choudhary (Robertsganj) from Uttar Pradesh. The Congress had bagged nine and BJP 17. The seat is now represented by BJP's Poonam Mahajan.

During a recent meeting with Rahul Gandhi at Delhi, JD (S) supremo H D Deve Gowda had scaled down his party's demand and asked the national party to allot at least 10 out of the 28 Lok Sabha seats to his party.

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The JD (S) had earlier demanded that it be given 12 seats to contest, banking on two-third, one-third formula adopted in ministry formation and allocation of posts of heads of state-run boards and corporations.

Referring to her party's pre-poll alliance with Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati said it is based on "mutual respect" and "honest intentions". I am fighting this election. All India Congress Committee general secretary Mukul Wasnik issued the list that includes 16 nominees in Uttar Pradesh and five in Maharashtra.

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Left out of the alliance, the Congress is contesting all 80 seats.

The Congress on Wednesday declared 21 nominees in Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra including the Nagpur parliamentary constituency from where senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari will be contesting.

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The sitting lawmaker from Mirzapur is Anupriya Patel, the chief of BJP ally Apna Dal.