AAP releases first list of 19 candidates, Bhagwant Mann to lead campaign in Punjab; here is the full list
Senior lawyers HS Poolkha and Himmat Singh Shergill figure in the AAP's first list. While Phoolka has been fielded from Dakha, Shergill will contest from SAS Nagar.
Chandigarh: The Aam Aadmi Party led by Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday released its first list of candidates for 19 constituencies for the upcoming assembly elections in Punjab.
Party's controversial MP from Sangrur, Bhagwant Mann, will be the party's chief campaign manager.
Senior lawyers HS Poolkha and Himmat Singh Shergill figure in the party's first list. While Phoolka has been fielded from Dakha, Shergill will contest from SAS Nagar.
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Among other are Harjot Singh Bains from Sahnewal, Santokh Singh Salana from Bassi Pathana and Amarjeet Singh from Rupnagar.
Mohan Singh Phalianwala’s name has been shortlisted for the Ferozepur (rural), basketball Olympian Sajjan Singh Cheema’s for Sultanpur Lodhi, and Ahbaab Singh Grewal’s name has been chosen for the Ludhiana West seat.
Here is the complete list of AAP candidates:
Ahbaab Singh Grewal: Ludhiana West
Sajjan Singh Cheema: Sultanpur Lodhi
Inderbir Singh Nijjer: Amritsar South
Mohan Singh Phalianwala: Ferozepur Rural
Samarbir Singh Sidhu: Fazilka
Rajpreet Singh Randhawa: Ajnala
Jagdeep Singh Brar: Muktsar
Gurdit Singh Sekhon: Faridkot
Brig Raj Kumar: Balachaur
Gurvinder Singh Shampura: Fatehgarh Churian
Gurpreet Singh Lapran: Payal
Rupinder Kaur: Bathinda Rural
Jasvir Singh Sekhon: Dhuri
Amarjeet Singh: Rupnagar
Santokh Singh Salana: Bassi Pathana
HS Phoolka: Dakha
Kultar Singh Sandhwa: Kotkapura
Harjot Singh Bains: Sahnewal
Himmat Singh Shergill: SAS Nagar