AAP announces 29 more names for Punjab polls
Chandigarh, Oct 7 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday released its third list of candidates, comprising 29 candidates, for the forthcoming Punjab assembly polls.
Prominent among the names announced on Friday included journalist-turned-politician Kanwar Sandhu (Kharar seat), former Congress leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira (Bholath) and wrestler Kartar Singh (Tarn Taran).
The list was announced by AAP Punjab in-charge Sanjay Singh and AAP Punjab convener and comedian-turned-politician Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi here.
With this, the AAP has so far announced 61 candidates for the 117-member assembly.
The AAP had to face internal squabbles after it announced its first and second list of 19 and 13 candidates respectively.
The party is trying to revive itself after it sacked its Punjab convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur.
Following are the candidates on the third list:
Bhoa: Vinod Kumar
Bholath: Sukhpal Singh Khaira
Kharar: Kanwar Sandhu
Dinanagar: Joginder Chhina
Tarn Taran: Wrestler Kartar Singh
Jalandhar West: Darshan Lal Bhagat
Mukerian: Sulakhan Jaggi
Banga: Harjot Kaur
Naqanshahar: Charanjit Channi
Nihal Singh Wala: Manjit Singh Bilaspuri
Dharamkot: Ranjodh Singh Sra
Gidderbaha: Jagdeep Sandhu
Mansa: Nazar Singh
Samana: Jagtar Singh Rajla
Fatehgarh Sahib: Lakhbir Singh Rai
Phillour: Swaroop Singh Khadiana
Nakodar: Jagtar Singh Sanghera
Shahkot: Dr Amarjit Singh Thind
Jalandhar (North): Gulshan Sharma
Adampur: Hans Raj Rana
Barnala: Meet Heyar
Sri Har Gobindpur: Adv Amarpal Singh
Sujjanpur: Kulbhushan Minhas
Hoshiarpur: Paramjit Sachdeva
Jagraon: Sarabjit Kaur Manke
Bhadour: Parimal Singh
Chamkaur Sahib: Dr Charanjit Singh
Mehal Kalan: Kulwant Singh Pandhuri
Dera Baba Nanak: Gurpartap Singh