Akalis Announce 4 More Candidates For Punjab Assembly Election

Baldev Singh Mann has been fielded from Sunam, while Harpal Juneja will contest from Patiala Urban seat, said senior Shiromani Akali Dal leader Daljit Singh Cheema.

Akalis Announce 4 More Candidates For Punjab Assembly Election

Akali Dal has announced four more candidates for the Punjab assembly polls.

Chandigarh:

Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday announced four more candidates for the Punjab assembly polls to be held next year, taking the total number of names to 74 so far.

Baldev Singh Mann has been fielded from Sunam, while Harpal Juneja will contest from Patiala Urban seat, said senior Shiromani Akali Dal leader Daljit Singh Cheema.

Former Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee chief Gobind Singh Longwal will be fielded from Lehra and Hardev Singh Megh from the Balluana assembly segment.

The Shiromani Akali Dal had in June allied with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) for elections to the 117-member Punjab assembly.

According to the seat-sharing arrangement, the Mayawati-led BSP will fight in 20 of the 117 assembly seats in Punjab, while the rest will be contested by the SAD.

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