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Stalemate over third choice

Assam Congress has agreed to field Bhubneswar Kalita as the first choice candidate for the upcoming Rajjya Sabha polls. But the third choice candidate has yet to be cleared.

Chief minister Tarun Gogoi is holding several rounds of talks with senior party leaders to arrive at a consensus on the third choice candidate after Sonia Gandhi recommended a New Delhi based political leader and former MP Sanjay Singh.

A circle of powerful AICC leaders has arrived in Guwahati convince chief minister Tarun Gogoi and APCC president Bhubneswar Kalita.

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