Kiran Walia to take on Kejriwal from New Delhi

Kiran Walia to take on Kejriwal from New Delhi

33New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Congress leader Kiran Walia will take on former chief minister Arvind Kejriwal in New Delhi constituency, the party announced Friday.

She was among four candidates named by the Congress for Feb 7 Delhi polls in its fourth and final list Friday.

The Aam Aadmi Party chief had defeated three-time chief minister Sheila Dikshit from this assembly segment in 2013 assembly polls by nearly 26,000 votes, while Walia, a three-time minister in Dikshit’s cabinet, was defeated by AAP leader Somnath Bharti in Malviya Nagar.

With this, the party has declared all its candidates for 70-member assembly. The first to do so was the AAP. The BJP has not named any candidate so far.

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