NEW DELHI, Sept 2 - The Congress has approved the candidature of Ratan Das for Tripura�s Badharghat Assembly bypoll, scheduled for September 23.
�Congress president Sonia Gandhi has approved the candidature of Ratan Das as the party candidate for the bye-election to the Legislative Assembly of Tripura from Badharghat (SC) constituency,� a party statement said on Monday.
Das had unsuccessfully contested the 2018 Assembly elections. The bypoll was necessitated after sitting Badharghat MLA Dilip Sarkar died in April this year. Sarkar (62) was a former minister and a five-time MLA from Badharghat in Agartala. � PTI