Elections

Lok Sabha Polls: Congress Releases 6th Candidates List; Fields Prahlad Gunjal From Kota Against BJP's Om Birla

The Congress also fielded Ramchandra Choudhary from Ajmer, Sudarshan Rawat from Rajsamand, Damodar Gurjar from Bhilwara and C Robert Bruce from Tirunelveli.

Congress fields newly joined member Prahlad Gunjal from Rajasthan's Kota.
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The Congress on Monday announced its sixth list of five candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, fielding Prahlad Gunjal from Kota to take on outgoing Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla.

The Congress also fielded Ramchandra Choudhary from Ajmer, Sudarshan Rawat from Rajsamand, Damodar Gurjar from Bhilwara and and C Robert Bruce from Tirunelveli.

Who is Prahlad Gunjal?

Prahlad Gunjal joined the Congress in Jaipur on Thursday in the presence of former chief minister Ashok Gehlot and Rajasthan Congress chief Govind Singh Dotasra.

Gunjal was a close aide of former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje. He was the MLA from Kota North twice earlier but had lost the last assembly polls.

Gunjal has been known for being vocal about issues and Congress expects more support in Hadoti region by nominating him from Kota.

With this, the party has declared a total of 190 candidates for the seven-phase Lok Sabha polls starting April 19.

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