Lok Sabha Polls 2019: In new list, BJP fields Sunny Deol from Gurdaspur, Kirron Kher from Chandigarh

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday announced its 26th list in a run-up to the national elections 2019. The Bharatiya Janata Party in its latest list named 2 candidates from Punjab while a lone from Chandigarh Lok Sabha Seat.

The party in the list named sitting MP Kirron Kher from Chandigarh Parliamentary Seat. Kher in a run-up to the mega polls will take to Congress nominee and former Union Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal.

While the party has also named candidates on two Lok Sabha seats of Punjab naming Actor Sunny Deol from Gurdaspur and Som Prakash from Hoshiarpur Parliamentary Seat.

The Actor has on Tuesday joined Bharatiya Janata Party in New Delhi in presence of Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Piyush Goyal in the middle of ongoing national elections 2019.

READ: Here is the list of Candidates announced by BJP-led NDA for Lok Sabha Polls 2019

Sunny’s Father Dharmendra had earlier in 2004 represented Bharatiya Janata Party from Bikaner Lok Sabha Seat. While Dharmendra’s wife and stepmother of Sunny Deol Hema Malini is a sitting MP from UP’s Mathura and seeking reelection in the national elections 2019.

Deol in a run-up to the national polls will take on Congress Sunil Jarkhar, AAP’s Peter Masih and PDAs’ Lal Chand Kataruchak. With this, the party has named its candidates on 415 Seats.

Bharatiya Janata Party in a run-up to the mega polls 2019 has forged an alliance with Shiromani Akali Dal. BJP has named Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri from Amritsar. BJP is contesting on 3 seats while 10 been offered to Akali Dal.

BJP-SAD combine will take on Congress, Punjab Democratic Alliance comprising seven parties including one floated by Sukhpal Singh Khaira. While AAP has also named its candidates on more than 8 Lok Sabha Seats in the state.

In 2014 General Elections, BJP-SAD combine won 6 Lok Sabha Seats with BJP emerged victorious on 2 seats while SAD on 4. Congress who suffered major setback across the nation managed to win 3 Lok Sabha Seats in Punjab while debutant Aam Aadmi Party bagged 4 Lok Sabha Seats.

Election Commission had on March 10 declared schedule for General Elections 2019. General Elections have already begun and would spread on Seven Phases starting from April 11 to May 19.

Counting of Votes and Results for the mega Battle of ballots will be announced on May 23 four days after the 7th phase of voting. Punjab for its 13 Parliamentary seats will poll in a single phase on May 19 four days ahead of counting.



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