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Congress announces 2 more candidates for Punjab; fields Yamini Gomar from Hoshiarpur

The party has fielded Amarjit Kaur Sahoke from Faridkot Lok Sabha seat

Congress announces 2 more candidates for Punjab; fields Yamini Gomar from Hoshiarpur

Yamini Gomar (left) and Amarjit Kaur Sahoke. File photos



Tribune News Service

Chandigarh/Jalandhar, April 22

The Congress on Monday announced two more candidates for Punjab for the upcoming Lok Sabha election.

As per the list, which also includes candidates for Bihar, the Congress has fielded Yamini Gomar from Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha seat while Amarjit Kaur Sahoke is the party candidate from Faridkot.

Yamini Gomar is a former AAP leader, who unsuccessfully contested the 2014 general election from Hoshiarpur.

A Dalit social activist, Gomar had received over 2.13 lakh votes, standing third on the seat which was won by BJP’s Vijay Sampla.

She had quit the AAP in 2016, alleging that it had become "dictatorial and corrupt".

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