BJP Releases List Of 27 Candidates For Punjab Polls
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released a list of 27 candidates for the upcoming Punjab polls.
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released a list of 27 candidates for the upcoming Punjab polls. The BJP has fielded Fateh Singh Bajwa from the Batala Assembly seat while Vijay Sampla was given a ticket from Phagwara.
Out of the total, three woman candidates were chosen by BJP including Seema Kumari from Bhoa (SC) seat, Vandana Sangwan from Balluana (SC) and Balwinder Kaur from Attari (SC).
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Meanwhile, the BJP has fielded Darshan Singh Shivjot from Chamkaur Sahib (SC), Pradeep Singh Bhullar from Majitha, Kumari Amit Valmiki from Amritsar West (SC).
Punjab will go to the polls on February 20 and the results will be declared on March 10. In the 2017 Punjab Assembly elections, the Congress had won an absolute majority by winning 77 seats in the 117-member Punjab Assembly and ousted the SAD-BJP government after 10 years.
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