Congress fields Hardev Singh Ladi for Shahkot assembly bypoll in Punjab

The by-poll was necessitated by the death of sitting MLA Ajit Singh Kohar of Shiromani Akali Dal.

Congress fields Hardev Singh Ladi for Shahkot assembly bypoll in Punjab

New Delhi: Congress on Thursday named Hardev Singh Ladi as the party's candidate for the by-election to Punjab's Shahkot assembly seat, slated for May 28.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has approved the candidature of Ladi, said party General Secretary Mukul Wasnik in a statement.

The by-poll was necessitated by the death of sitting MLA Ajit Singh Kohar of Shiromani Akali Dal.