Punjab Assembly polls: Bahujan Samaj Party releases list of 14 candidates

According to the seat-sharing arrangement between the BSP and Shiromani Akali Dal, the BSP will contest 20 of the 117 seats in Punjab, while the rest will be contested by the SAD

Press Trust of India January 20, 2022 22:12:39 IST
Punjab Assembly polls: Bahujan Samaj Party releases list of 14 candidates

File photo of BSP chief Mayawati. PTI

Chandigarh: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Thursday released a list of 14 candidates for the 20 February Punjab Assembly polls.

The Mayawati-led party has tied up with the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) for the Punjab assembly elections.

According to the seat-sharing arrangement between the two parties, the BSP will field candidates in 20 of the 117 Assembly seats in Punjab, while the rest will be contested by the SAD.

According to the list of candidates released by the party, Punjab BSP chief Jasvir Singh Garhi will contest from the Phagwara seat.

Nachattar Pal will fight from Nawanshahr, Jaspreet Singh from Payal, Rakesh Mahasha from Bhoa, Jyoti Bhim from Pathankot and Kamaljit Chawla from Dina Nagar.

Davinder Singh has been fielded from Kapurthala, Kuldeep Singh Lubana from Jalandhar North, Sushil Kumar from Dasuya, Lakhwinder Singh from Urmar, Varinder Singh from Hoshiarpur, Nitin Nanda from Anandpur Sahib, Shiv Kumar from Bassi Pathana and Balwinder Singh Sandhu from Raikot.

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