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Cong MP Shamsher Dullo's wife joins AAP, named as Fatehgarh Sahib candidate

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Former Harbans Kaur Dullo, wife of senior leader and MP Shamsher Singh Dullo, Tuesday joined the and was declared the party candidate from the seat.

She joined the in Jalandhar in presence of party and other senior leaders.

said the development would not affect the

Dullo had won in 2002 polls but lost in 2007 and had since been in political oblivion with no connect with the people, he said.

Earlier, the had fielded Baljinder from the (reserved) seat.

Arora said Chaundha himself told the party that Harbans Kaur is a better candidate than him and he would support her candidature from the seat.

Harbans Kaur was the from Khanna seat in 2002. She was also the in the Amarinder Singh-led government in 2002-07.

The 65-year-old said her supporters persuaded her to join the

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 19:10 IST