Cong fields Akhilesh Prasad Singh from Bihar

New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The Congress on Monday announced the names of two more candidates -- Akhilesh Prasad Singh from Bihar and Lekhram Sahu from Chhattisgarh -- for the biennial Rajya Sabha elections.

On Sunday, the party announced the names of 10 candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections in seven states, including Abhishek Manu Singhvi from West Bengal and senior journalist Kumar Ketkar from Maharashtra.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi approved the list for the the March 23 Rajya Sabha polls, the party said.



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