Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, who was in Gwalior on Thursday, stated that party is yet to decide on its first list of candidates for the upcoming assembly polls. Scindia said, the central election committee (CEC) at its next meeting which is going to take place within a week, would decide on the list.
Speaking on the lines of Congress candidates name viral on social media, Scindia cleared that, “Candidates names are under consideration before the CEC meetings which were held yesterday (Wednesday), we didn’t finalise any name despite long discussions,” Scindia said.
“It is expected that we would declare the first list of candidates in upcoming 5 or 6 days after the next meeting of the CEC which will be held after these festivals,” he added.
Jyotiraditya Scindia is the in-charge of election campaign committee of Madhya Pradesh Congress and he is among the major contenders of Chief Minister’s candidature for Congress. He is also Member of Parliament from Guna-Shivpuri in Madhya Pradesh.