Chandigarh, April 5 (IANS) The Akali Dal on Friday fielded former Punjab Finance Minister Parminder Dhindsa from Sangrur for the Lok Sabha elections to take on Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) Punjab chief and sitting MP Bhagwant Mann.
The announcement was made by Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal here.
The Akali Dal has so far cleared the names of six of the 10 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls to be held on May 19.
The other candidates are Prem Singh Chandumajra, who will contest again from Anandpur Sahib, Surjit Singh Rakhra (Patiala) and bureaucrat-turned-politician Darbara Singh Guru in Fatehgarh Sahib.
Bibi Jagir Kaur will contest from Khadoor Sahib and Charanjit Singh Atwal from Jalandhar.