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AAP fields Parveen Amanullah from Patna Sahib

Saubhadra Chatterji, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, March 19, 2014
First Published: 13:13 IST(19/3/2014) | Last Updated: 13:20 IST(19/3/2014)

Bihar’s former social justice minister Parveen Amanullah will be the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP’s) candidate from Patna Sahib constituency in the heart of the state’s capital.

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Amanullah, who quit the Janata Dal-United to join the AAP in February, will take on Shatrughan Sinha, the sitting MP and the Bharatiya Janata Party’s star candidate.

Amanullah held a long meeting with party leaders Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia in Delhi on Wednesday.

“Yes, I have decided to contest. Earlier, I was in two minds as time is too short for preparation, but there is an urgent need to fight against corruption and communal forces,” she told HT after the meeting.


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