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Amarinder Singh's Party Announces 1st List Of Candidates For Punjab Polls


Amarinder Singh had earlier introduced he’ll struggle from his residence constituency Patiala City.

Amritsar:

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday introduced his newly-formed Punjab Lok Congress’ first checklist of twenty-two candidates for subsequent month’s meeting polls within the state.

“We’re saying 22 candidates within the first checklist,” mentioned Captain Singh, including that the second checklist is prone to be launched in two days.

Punjab Lok Congress has to date obtained 37 of the 117 seats within the state as a part of its alliance with the BJP and SAD (Sanyukt), with discussions underway on one other 5 potential seats for the occasion.

Of the 37 seats in his share, 26 are from the Malwa area, which had helped Captain Singh swing the earlier election for the Congress within the 2007 polls together with his ground-breaking Water Termination Act of 2004 in addition to the introduction of BT cotton.

This time, the previous Chief Minister might be helped by the eventual revocation of the farm legal guidelines by the centre.

Captain Singh additionally has sturdy household ties with the area, which was a part of the erstwhile royal property of Patiala.

His occasion’s share in seat allocation for the Majha area at present stands at 7, whereas the Doaba area accounts for 4 seats.

Releasing the primary checklist of nominees, Captain Singh mentioned all these candidates have sturdy political credentials and are well-known faces of their respective constituencies.

There is just one girl on this first checklist 0 Farzana Alam Khan, a former SAD MLA and spouse of late police chief Izhar Alam Khan, will contest from Malerkotla within the Malwa area.

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