Today via a video, five-time Chief Minister of Punjab, Parkash Singh Badal formally announced that former Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal shall also contest in the Lok Sabha elections from the constituency of Ferozepur.
And his wife and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal shall be fighting from the most precious Bathinda, seat.
This announcement was made by the Shiromani Akali Dal’s patron and former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday morning.
With this announcement, the Akali Dal has declared its share of 10 candidates in the alliance with Bharatiya Janata Party.
Sukhbir Badal will be fighting against the current Member Parliament of the constituency, Sher Singh Ghubaya an ex-SAD leader, who is in Congress now.
Apart from this, the Aam Aadmi Party’s Harjinder Singh Kaka, Comrade Hans Raj Golden of the Punjab Democratic Alliance is also in the fray.
Similarly, Harsimrat Badal from Bathinda Lok Sabha seat has got serious contest from Congress’ youth leader Amarinder Singh Raja Warring, AAP’s Professor Baljinder Kaur and PEP’s Sukhpal Singh Khaira.