Guwahati: The Central Election Commission of Congress will be holding its first meeting here on Saturday to finalize the names of candidates who will be fighting for the assembly elections in Assam.
The announcement of the names of candidates will be made for the first two phase elections.
The meeting will be held via video-conferencing. Senior party leaders of Congress’s West Bengal and Assam units will both participate in the meeting.
In West Bengal, Congress is in a pre-poll alliance with Left parties and the newly floated Indian Secular Front (ISF) by Furfura Sharif cleric Abbas Siddiqui. Meanwhile, 92 seats have been finalized for Congress in the alliance.