With the announcement of the names of its candidates for 13 more assembly seats on Thursday, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has announced 32 candidates for the 117 assembly seats in Punjab which is slated to go to the polls early next year.
AAP in-charge for Punjab Sanjay Singh and Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann announced the names of the candidates here on Thursday.
Following are the candidates on the second list: Attari (SC): Jaswinder Singh Jahangir
Ludhiana East: Daljeet Singh Grewal
Samrala: Sarbans Singh Manki
Amloh: Gurpreet Singh Bhatti
Dirba (SC): Harpal Singh Cheema
Sunam: Aman Arora
Patiala Rural: Karanvir Singh Tiwana
Ghanaur: Anu Randhawa
Nabha (SC): Dev Mann
Malout (SC): Baldev Singh Azad
Sham Chaurasi (SC): Dr Ravjot Singh
Talwandi Sabo: Prof Baljinder Kaur
Jaito (SC): Master Baldev Singh
Six of the candidates announced in the new list are for reserved (scheduled caste) seats. The AAP had announced its first list of 19 candidates on August 4. Prominent among those was lawyer-activist H.S. Phoolka. The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and its alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have not announced any candidate so far. The election for most seats is going to be triangular this time.