LS poll: SAD releases 1st list of candidates for Punjab; Daljit Cheema to contest from Gurdaspur, Chandumajra from Anandpur Sahib : The Tribune India

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LS poll: SAD releases 1st list of candidates for Punjab; Daljit Cheema to contest from Gurdaspur, Chandumajra from Anandpur Sahib

Former Dera Bassi MLA NK Sharma has been fielded from Patiala, while former minister Anil Joshi will contest from Amritsar

LS poll: SAD releases 1st list of candidates for Punjab; Daljit Cheema to contest from Gurdaspur, Chandumajra from Anandpur Sahib

From left: Daljit Singh Cheema, Prem Singh Chandumajra and Anil Joshi. File photos



Tribune Web Desk

Chandigarh, April 13

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday released its first list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha election.

Taking to X, senior party leader and former minister Daljit Singh Cheema said that SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal has announced a list of seven senior leaders of the party as candidates for the parliamentary elections.

“Choosing the historic & pious occasion of ‘Khalsa Sirjana Divas’ as the most suited day to sound the poll bugle, he released the first list of candidates,” he said in the post.

As per the list, Daljit Singh Cheema will contest from Gurdaspur, while former MP Prem Singh Chandumajra is fielded from Anandpur Sahib.

Former Dera Bassi MLA NK Sharma has been fielded from Patiala, while former minister Anil Joshi will contest from Amritsar.

From Fatehgarh Sahib, the SAD has fielded Bikramjit Singh Khalsa, while Rajwinder Singh, grandson of Gurdev Singh Badal, will contest from Faridkot. 

Iqbal Singh Jhoonda is the party candidate from Sangrur. Polling for 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab will take place on June 1.

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