AAP fourth list | 18 new “honest and hardworking” candidates named

AAP leaders Bhagwant Mann, Sanjay Singh and Ashutosh at the swearing-in ceremony of the AAP government in New Delhi on saturday. Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal New Delhi 140215

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday evening released its fourth list of 18 candidates for the Punjab Vidhan Sabha elections due early next year. Releasing the list, AAP state convener Gurpreet Singh Waraich and Sangrur MP and chairman, election campaign committee, Bhagwant Mann said that after getting feedback from the volunteers of the segments, the party has selected “honest and hardworking” candidates.

The 18 candidates who have been narrowed down are –

[In the format of Constituency: Candidate]

Gill: Jeewan Sanghwal, 52, former panchayat member, sector in-charge of party’s SC/ST wing

Budhlada: Budhram ‘Principal’, 59, former academician

Moga: Ramesh Grover, 40, advocate, zone in-charge of party’s legal wing, and ex-president of Moga district bar council

Shutrana: Palwinder Kaur, 37, women wing sector in-charge,

Raikot: Jagtar Singh Jagga Hissowal, 42, identified by party as a social worker

Urmur: Jasveer Singh Gill, 47, NRI for 17 years, now party’s sector in-charge; is into transport business

Khanna: Anil Dutt Phalli, 59, councillor; wife councillor too

Rajasansi: Jagjot Singh Dhillon, 28, zone in-charge, farmer and labour wing ( Amritsar)

Baba Bakala: Dalbir Singh Tong, 33, zone in-charge, SC/ST wing; also a transporter

Bathinda-Urban: Deepak Bansal, 33, IT professional, zone in-charge

Garshankar: Jai KIshan Singh Rodi, 32, photographer; zone in-charge, youth wing

Zira: Gurpreet Singh Gora, 37, councillor; small-scale industrialist

Dera Bassi: Sarabjit Kaur, 71, wife of the late SAD leader and former finance minister Capt Kanwaljit Singh

Gurdaspur: Amarjeet Singh Chahal, 62, educationist

Dasuya: Balbir Kaur Phull, 50, businesswoman

Kartarpur: Chandan Grewal, 46, retired government employee

Chabbewal: Raman Kumar, 32, party says he’s a Dalit rights activist

Malerkotla: Arshad Dali, 45, actor; former councillor