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2017 Punjab polls: AAP announces first list of 19 candidates

The party announced 19 candidates among which prominent faces includes noted lawyer H.S. Phoolka
Arvind Kejriwal

The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday announced its first candidates’ list for Punjab’s upcoming Assembly elections.

The party announced 19 candidates among which prominent faces include noted lawyer H.S. Phoolka.

He will contest from Dakha constituency in Ludhiana district while fellow lawyer Himmat Singh Shergill will be a candidate from SAS Nagar Mohali, the Aam Aadmi Party said.

Among the other candidates in the list are Sajjan Singh Cheema (Sultanpur Lodhi), Jagdeep Singh Brar (Sri Muktsar Sahib), Rupinder Kaur (Bathinda Rural) and Harjot Singh Bains (Sahnewal).

The AAP has emerged as a key player in the Punjab Assembly elections that are expected to be held early next year.

-IANS

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