India, April 8 -- Bihar leader Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav's refusal to withdraw his candidature from Purnea Lok Sabha seat on Monday, the last day of withdrawing nomination, has put the Congress party in a fix.

Yadav , who is set to contest as an independent candidate, has been allotted the 'scissors' election symbol.

The Purnea Lok Sabha seat has gone to Congress alliance partner, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), in the seat-sharing formula in the Mahaghatbandhan, a coalition comprising the Congress, the Left parties besides the RJD.

Yadav had merged his party Jan Adhikar Party (Loktantrik) with Congress earlier.

Talking to media persons in Patna last week, Bihar Congress president Akhilesh Prasad Singh had said: "There is no deb...