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AAP announces 3 candidates for Lok Sabha elections in Punjab

March 25, 2019 11:34 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday announced the names of its 3 candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha elections to be held in 2019. The decision was taken during the meeting of state core committe held under the leadrship of state chief Bhagwant Mann and core committee head principal Budhram at Sangrur.

In a press statement issued from state headquarters  the chairman of the state core committee Principal Budhram said that party has decided to field Justice Jora Singh from Jalandhar, Bajlinder Singh Chaunda from Fatehgarh Sahib and Peter Masih Cheeda from Gurdaspur.     

Baljinder Singh Chaunda has been working in the party from 2014 as a dedicated worker. He is presently serving as the vice president of state SC wing. He comes from a family of freedom fighters as his grandfather participated in 'Dharam Sudhar Andolan' and was kept in Jail during Jaiton Morcha.

Justice Jora Singh worked on different position in the field of judiciary in the state. He retired as judge from Hon'ble Punjab and Haryana High Court. He was appointed chairman of the commission to investigate cases of desecration of Sri Guru Granth Sahib and Behbal Kalan firing incident. He joined Aam Aadmi Party in 2018.

Peter Cheenda is working as the halqa incharge of Fatehgarh Churian of Aam Aadmi Party. He has been working in the field of education for long time.

AAP has already announced candidature of Bhagwant Mann from Sangrur, Prof. Sadhu Singh from Faridkot, Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal from Amritsar, Dr. Ravjot Singh from Hoshiarpur and Narinder Singh Shergill from Sri Anandpur Sahib.

Member of parliament Sadhu Singh, Lop Harpal Sibgh Cheema, deputy Lop Saravjeet Kaur Manuke, Dr. Balbir Singh, MLA Kultar Singh Sandhwan, Jai Kishan Singh Rori, Amarjeet Singh Sandoa, Kulwant Singh Pandori, core committee member Gurdit Singh Sekhon, Sukhwinder Sukhi, Dalbir Dhillon, Jamil-Ur-Rehman, Narinder Singh Shergill and State media incharge Manjit Singh Sidhu were also present during the meeting.

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