The Congress had contemplated fielding Ramesh Kumar from South Delhi, who had earlier contested from right here however has as a replace has chosen Singh’s critical particular person strength.
File photo worldwide boxer Vijender Singh.
: The Congress is seemingly to title boxer Vijender Singh, who won the bronze medal on the Beijing Olympic Video games, as its
from the South Delhi constituency.
In response to sources, the procure collectively is assured that Singh shall be ready to attract voters in the constituency, which has a different of Jat and Gurjar voters.
The constituency, which neighbours Haryana, has a different of villages. Singh will trot up in opposition to BJP’s Ramesh Bidhuri, the sitting MP from the seat.
The Congress had contemplated fielding Ramesh Kumar, who had earlier contested from right here however has as a replace has chosen Singh’s critical particular person strength.
The colossal earlier procure collectively on Monday also announced the names of six candidates for Delhi Lok Sabha seats, formally shutting the doors on an alliance with the Aam Aadmi Birthday party after months of irritating parleys.
The Congress has fielded extinct Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit from North-East Delhi, Ajay Maken from Unusual Delhi and JP Agarwal from Chandni Chowk. It has also fielded Arvinder Singh Handsome from East Delhi, Rajesh Lilothia from North-West Delhi and Mahbal Mishra from West Delhi. Senior leader Kapil Sibal’s title, however, did now not figure on the checklist.
Delhi votes on Would perchance 12 and the cut-off date for withdrawing nominations is April 26.