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LS polls: Pawan Bansal, Manish Tiwari, Navjot Kaur Sidhu battle it out for Chandigarh constituency

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Pawan Bansal, who lost to BJP's in the 2014 election from constituency, is facing a tough competition from and to retain the ticket for 2019 general election, according to sources.

Sources within the party said that Tiwari is eyeing this seat since last many elections, but in 2009 he was sent to contest from constituency where he won.

In 2014, he didn't contest elections because of health issues. However, managed to win in that election.

Before 2014, Bansal won from constituency a couple of times in past elections.

According to sources, Bansal is keen to contest this time too, but Tiwari is backed by many in including

Navjot Kaur Sidhu, the wife of Navjot Singh Sidhu, also wants to contest the upcoming polls from this seat, sources added.

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First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 13:22 IST