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Anandpur Sahib: AAP names Himmat Singh Shergill

HT Correspondent HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, March 18, 2014
First Published: 12:53 IST(18/3/2014) | Last Updated: 15:34 IST(18/3/2014)

The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday named Himmat Singh Shergill as its candidate from Anandpur Sahib.


A lawyer by profession, Himmat Singh Shergill, has been fighting the case of Gujarat Sikh farmers in the Supreme Court. He along with singer-actor had emerged as the two main contenders for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ticket from Anandpur Sahib constituency.

Shergill, who belongs to Chandigarh, had earlier said that he is the legal adviser to the party the ideology of which motivated him to join it.

Prof Nanak Singh, Dr Sohan Singh and Bhag Singh from Rupnagar besides others had applied for the ticket from this seat.

In Punjab, AAP has chosen renowned personalities like HS Phoolka from Ludhiana, Bhagwant Maan from Sangrur, Gul Panag from Chandigarh and Dharamvira Gandhi from Patiala.

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