Punjab polls: AAP's chief ministerial pick Bhagwant Mann to contest from Dhuri

Mann was declared as the chief ministerial face of the AAP on 18 January by the party's national convenor Arvind Kejriwal, the announcement was made after the result of the party's 'Janta Chunegi Apna CM' drive was declared

Press Trust of India January 20, 2022 18:28:01 IST
Punjab polls: AAP's chief ministerial pick Bhagwant Mann to contest from Dhuri

Bhagwant Mann (L) with Arvind Kejriwal (R). PTI

Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party's chief ministerial face Bhagwant Mann will contest from the Dhuri assembly seat in Sangrur district for the next month's assembly polls in Punjab.

The announcement in this regard was made by party's senior leader Raghav Chadha in Mohali on Thursday.

Mann was declared as the chief ministerial face of the AAP on January 18 by party's national convenor Arvind Kejriwal. The announcement was made after the results of the party's 'Janta Chunegi Apna CM' drive were declared.

Forty-eight-year-old Mann, a comedian-turned-politician, is a two-time Lok Sabha MP from the Sangrur parliamentary constituency.

The Dhuri assembly seat is presently represented by Congress MLA Dalvir Singh Goldy.

Dhuri is a part of the Sangrur parliamentary constituency.

Voting for Punjab's 117 Assembly seats is scheduled for 20 February. The counting will take place on March 10.

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