New Delhi, Mar 9 IBNS | 10 months ago

Infosys co-founder and Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) chief Nandan Nilekani is all set to formally join the Congress party on Sunday.

He bagged the Lok Sabha polls ticket and will contest the election from Bangalore South against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Ananth Kumar.

His name featured in Congress's first list of candidates.

"In Bangalore South where I am looking, my seat is ready for a change. People want a clean candidate, someone who is capable, local and has a track record of accomplishment," he told CNN-IBN channel.

(Posted on 09-03-2014)

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