Politics Jharkhand polls 2019: 206 candidates in fray for first phase on November 30 Updated : November 18, 2019 08:47 AM IST PM Narendra Modi, BJP president and home minister Amit Shah, defence minister Rajnath Singh and former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi are likely to campaign for the first phase of poll. The Congress on Sunday announced names of three candidates for the Jharkhand Assembly election. The BJP has so far announced its candidates for a total of 71 seats. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.