AAP's First List Of 19 Punjab Candidates Out, Bhagwant Mann To Head Campaign

| August 4 , 2016 , 12:47 IST
[caption id="attachment_207195" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal cleaned utensils at a community kitchen as he and other Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders performed 'sewa' (voluntary religious service) inside the Golden Temple complex here on Monday. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday has released the first list of 19 candidates for the upcoming Punjab Elections.[/caption] AThe AAP on Thursday announced its first list of 19 candidates for Punjab's upcoming assembly elections, among the prominent faces being noted lawyer H.S. Phoolka. Phoolka will contest from Dakha constituency in Ludhiana district while fellow lawyer Himmat Singh Shergill will be a candidate from SAS Nagar Mohali, the Aam Aadmi Party said. Among the other candidates in the list are Sajjan Singh Cheema (Sultanpur Lodhi), Jagdeep Singh Brar (Sri Muktsar Sahib), Rupinder Kaur (Bathinda Rural) and Harjot Singh Bains (Sahnewal). The AAP has emerged as a key player in the Punjab assembly elections that are expected to be held early next year.