Congress national spokesperson Gourav Vallabh will fight against Raghubar Das from Jamsedpur East assembly seat.
Gourav Vallabh, who used to serve as a finance professor at the XLRI Management Institute, Jamshedpur, rose to the limelight when he took on BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra and left the latter embarrassed on national television when Mr Vallabh asked him to tell the number of zeroes in a trillion.
Vallabh has a doctorate in credit risk assessment, he has also authored several books.
Assembly elections in Jharkhand will be held in five phases. Counting will take place on December 23.
Complete election schedule for Jharkhand Assembly elections
First Phase: 30 November on 13 assembly seats
Second Phase: 7 December 20 assembly seats
Third Phase: 12 December 17 assembly seats
Fourth Phase: 16 December 15 assembly seats
Fifth Phase: 20 December 16 assembly seats
Result to be declared on 23 December