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Assembly polls: Punjab BJP chief Ashwani Sharma fielded from Pathankot

Sharma is a former MLA from Pathankot.

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BJP | Punjab

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

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chief Ashwani Kumar Sharma has been fielded from Pathankot for the February 20 state Assembly polls, said the party in a statement released late Friday night.

Sharma is a former MLA from Pathankot.

Earlier in the day, the released its first list of 34 candidates, including 13 Sikhs, nine Dalits and two women, for the election to the 117-member Assembly.

The is contesting the polls in alliance with former chief minister Amarinder Singh-led Lok Congress and Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa-led Shiromani Akali Dal (Sanyukt).

The BJP earlier used to fight 23 seats when it had an alliance with the Shiromani Akali Dal.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sat, January 22 2022. 01:24 IST
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