Cong 20 U'khand seats caught in Rawat and rival's tug of war
The Times of India Mumbai|January 17, 2022
It’s Healthy Competition, Claims Neta
Kautilya.Singh

Dehradun: While opposition Congress has formed a consensus on 50 seats in pollbound Uttarakhand, remaining 20 seats of the state are posing a problem, as per insiders. The camps of former CM Harish Rawat and leader of opposition Pritam Singh are pushing for different leaders for these seats, which include five from Dehradun: Raipur, Doiwala, Rishikesh, Mussoorie and Sahaspur, the sources added.

In Sahaspur, it was almost certain that Aarendra Sharma, considered a member of the Pritam Singh camp, would get the Congress ticket. That changed a few months ago, when the name of youth leader and zila panchayat member Rakesh Singh Negi, backed by Harish Rawat, cropped up. Negi is now being considered a strong contender.

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