Election 2017

Kavita Khanna to be BJP candidate for Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-poll: Sources

September 16, 2017 10:40 PM

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Kavita Khanna widow of former BJP MP and film star late Vinodh Khanna would be BJP candidate for urdaspur Lok Sabha poll. The announcement of her name is expected to be made soon.

The Congress and Aam Aadmi Party are yet to decide names of their candidates.

Meanwshile, Nomination process for Gurdaspur Parliamentary Constituency bye election has begun from September 15, 2017 and no one filed paper on the day two.

Disclosing this here today a Spokesperson of Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab said that notification has already issued and no one filed nomination paper on day two. He said that 17th September, 2017 being a Sunday is a holiday under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881; therefore, nomination papers cannot be presented to the Returning Officer on that day.

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