The Congress declared candidates for nine Andhra Pradesh seats and two Jharkhand seats for the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 on Sunday. Andhra Pradesh has 25 Lok Sabha seats, while Jharkhand has 14 Lok Sabha seats in total. 

The Congress fielded Pradeep Yadav as its candidate for Jharkhand's Godda, replacing Deepika Singh Pandey and Ms. Yashashwini Sahay from Ranchi. 

Yashaswini Sahay is the daughter of senior Congress leader Subodh Kant Sahay who was denied a ticket on the grounds of his age over 70 years, it is learnt. 

Earlier this month, the Congress released the list of six Lok Sabha seats and 12 assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh. The voting for the Lok Sabha Elections began on April 19. 

The polls will be across the country in seven phases and the results will be announced on June 4. The first phase of voting was held on April 19, when 102 of the total 543 seats went to the polls on April 19.


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