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Punjab AAP announces names of five candidates for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Ram said names of candidates for the remaining eight seats will be announced later. The AAP had won four out of total 13 seats during 2014 Lok Sabha elections

india Updated: Oct 30, 2018 15:16 IST
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The party’s core committee chairman Budh Ram said sitting MPs Bhagwant Mann (left) will contest from his respective constituencies, Sangrur. (Karun Sharma/HT file photo)

The Aam Aadmi Party announced Tuesday names of five candidates in Punjab for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Addressing media here, the party’s core committee chairman Budh Ram said sitting MPs Bhagwant Mann and Sadhu Singh will contest from their respective constituencies, Sangrur and Faridkot.

Ravjot Singh, who had contested 2017 Assembly polls from Sham Chaurasi seat, will contest from Hoshiarpur seat.

Party’s Majha zonal incharge Kuldip Singh Dhaliwal will contest from Amritsar seat and Narinder Singh Shergill, who had contested 2017 Punjab Assembly polls from Mohali, has been given ticket from Anandpur Sahib seat.

Ram said names of candidates for the remaining eight seats will be announced later.

The AAP had won four out of total 13 seats during 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

First Published: Oct 30, 2018 15:16 IST