Congress first list of candidates expected to be released today
New Delhi . Maharashtra , Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh candidates for several seats in the Lok Sabha polls on Wednesday to discuss the Congress may declare its first list . Congress Election Committee headed by party president Sonia Gandhi meeting a list of potential candidates for 154 seats in three states were discussed . Of these , 80 in Uttar Pradesh , Maharashtra and Gujarat in the 48 to 26 seats .
According to sources, over 30 per cent of the seats in the party’s top decision body has been discussed . Respective territories for these seats by party selection committees had been reported .
The party has decided to field any candidate that criminal charges be surrounded by . Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh , party vice-president Rahul Gandhi were present . Congress Election Committee’s first meeting was held on February 17 . Although Congress to declare its first list in the first week of February, the decision was made . But for some reason did not make the list .