Dehradun: For the assembly elections going to be held in Uttarakhand on February 14, the Congress has entered the electoral fray in its entirety. Congress will soon release its first list of candidates. Congress leader Harish Rawat said on Tuesday that the party will release its first list of candidates for the Uttarakhand assembly elections within the next 7 days. Rawat also attacked the ruling BJP in the state and said that the Congress would release its second list of candidates only after seeing the impact of its first list on the Bharatiya Janata Party.
At the same time, Rawat said, "Within the next seven days, we will release our first list for the 2022 Uttarakhand assembly elections, but for the second list, we will see how ill the Bharatiya Janata Party is and after that we will announce our candidates." do." Several rounds of meetings have been held by the AICC Screening Committee to decide the names of the contesting candidates.
Meanwhile, regarding the list of candidates of the Bharatiya Janata Party for the elections, Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami said that "the process of finalizing the tickets is going on." Dhami said, "There will be a meeting of the State Election Committee and after that the Central Parliamentary Board will select the candidates on the basis of merit, work, circumstances." The assembly elections for the 70-member state assembly will be held on February 14 and the counting of votes will take place on March 10.