Punjab BJP releases first list of 17 Candidates

punjab-bjp-releases-first-list-of-17-candidatesBJP on Thursday announced 17 candidates for Punjab Assembly polls scheduled in single-phase on February 4, 2017. The party is contesting on 23 seats in Punjab while its alliance partner Shiromani Akali Dal in 94 of the 117 seats in the State, as per the seat-sharing arrangement. Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda released list in New Delhi. The BJP has also announced eRajendra Mohan Chhina as its candidate for the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat, which fell vacant after resignation of Congress leader Amarinder Singh. The bypoll for Amritsar is also slated for February 4, 2017. Punjab goes to polls on 4 February, while counting will take place on 11 March along with the four other states which went to polls.
BJP has fielded its sitting MLA Dinesh Singh Babbu from Sujanpur, Seema Kumari from Bhoa (SC), Ashwani Sharma from Pathankot, KD Bhandari from Jalandhar North and Sukhjeet Kaur Sahi from Dasuya. Announcing the names of the other candidates, Nadda said the Central Election Committee of the party had cleared the name of VD Dhupad from Dinanagar (SC), Rakesh Gill from Amritsar West (SC), Tarun Chugh from Amritsar Central, Rajesh Hani from Amritsar East and Arunesh Shakar from Mukerian.

Punjab BJP Candidate Name 2017, List for 23 Seats

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