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Congress poll panel meets on 2nd list, Kalmadi, Bansal, Chavan in fray

Mar 12, 2014 03:10 PM IST Politics Politics

New Delhi: The Congress Central Election Committee met on Wednesday to decide on the second list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. Among those in the running are tainted leaders including former Railway Minister Pawan Bansal, former Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan and Suresh Kalmadi, say sources.

On Bansal, the Congress has said that any individual who is not an accused nor has been chargesheeted cannot be called tainted on mere perception.

On Chavan and Kalmadi, the Congress said that they haven't been nominated as yet nor has a ticket been denied.