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Tuesday 26 September 2017
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Congress Election Committee authorise Sonia Gandhi to clear candidates for poll

The meeting of Pradesh Election Committee (PEC) was held in New Delhi today which lasted over 90 minutes. Meeting was headed by Himachal Pradesh Congress committee (HPCC) President Virbhadra Singh.

Sudhir Sharma, General Secretary HPCC state that during the meeting a single line resolution was passed that authorized the All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Sonia Gandhi to clear the list of all 68 candidates for the forthcoming assembly election in the state. However, there is no formal announcement about the any candidates for the forthcoming election and it will again meet on September 29 to shortlist the names of candidates for each seat. AICC general secretary Birender Singh along with 15 members attended the PEC meeting.



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