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Sunny Deol to file his nomination from Gurdaspur parliamentary seat today

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Actor-turned-BJP candidate is set to file his nomination from Gurdaspur parliamentary constituency on Monday.

will be accompanied by Kavita Khanna, wife of former Gurdaspur late Vinod Khanna, and Jitendra Singh, the BJP said.

on Sunday met on Sunday and posted a photo of the meeting along with a message on stating that he was impressed with Deol's passion for a better

"What struck me about Deol is his humility and deep passion for a better Happy to have met him today. We are all rooting for his victory in Gurdaspur!" "We both agree - Hindustan zindabad tha, hai aur rahega," the had tweeted.

Gurdaspur parliamentary constituency was earlier represented by who won from here four times - 1998, 1999, 2004 and 2014 - on a BJP ticket.

Deol, who joined BJP on April 23, has already come under electoral crosshairs with party's rival Punjab Chief Minister terming him a 'filmi fauji'.

"Deol is a 'filmi fauji,' while I am a 'real fauji.' had said in Gurdaspur on Friday.

The held his first roadshow in Rajasthan's Barmer on Saturday.

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First Published: Mon, April 29 2019. 03:43 IST