NEW DELHI, Oct 27 - The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress on Thursday announced their candidates for the byepolls to the Lakhimpur Lok Sabha seat and Baithalangso Assembly seat.
The ruling party has fallen back on its old warhorse Pradan Barua, a sitting MLA who represents the Dhemaji ST seat.
The BJP has fielded Dr Man Singh Rongpi for the Baithalangso ST seat.
The Congress has fielded Rupam Singh Ronghang for the Baithalangso seat. It has not announced its Lok Sabha candidate as part of its strategy.