Randeep Surjewala Congress candidate for Haryana's Jind Assembly bypoll

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 10, 2019, 09.18 AM (IST)

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala will be the party's candidate for the by-election in Haryana's Jind Assembly constituency, reported news agency PTI.

An announcement in this connection was made by the Congress party on Wednesday. 

The bypoll to the Jind Assembly seat would be held on January 28 and the results will be out on January 31, according to Election Commission.

The filing of nominations began on January 3 and end on January 10.

Surjewala is a sitting MLA from Haryana's Kaithal. 

The BJP's nominee for the seat is Krishan Middha, the son of late Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) MLA Hari Chand Middha while the INLD is yet to announce its candidate for the bypoll.