Punjab Assembly Polls: Congress announces final list of candidates

The cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu has been nominated by the party as its candidate from Amritsar East.

Punjab Assembly Polls: Congress announces final list of candidates

The Congress party has announced its list of candidates for remaining three seats for upcoming Punjab assembly polls on February 4.

Party statement said that Inderbir Singh Bolaria, sitting MLA who had quit the Shiromani Akali Dal to join the Congress in October last year, has been chosen to contest from Amritsar South.

Manju Bansal, the wife of former Congress MLA Mangat Rai Bansal, is the candidate from Mansa. The ticket for Ludhiana East is given to Sanjay Talwar. Talwar is a sitting Congress councillor from Ludhiana.


With this final list of three, the party has announced its candidates for all the 117 constituencies in the state elections.

Congress state president Amarinder Singh will take on Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal from his pocket borough of Lambi.

The cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu has been nominated by the party as its candidate from Amritsar East.