AAP releases fourth list of Lok Sabha candidates
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Monday released its fourth list of 61 Lok Sabha candidates, fielding journalist Ashish Khetan from the New Delhi constituency and satirist Bhagwant Mann from Sangrur in Punjab.
The party announced two candidates from Delhi, four from Haryana, three from Punjab, 13 from Karnataka and 39 from Uttar Pradesh, a party leader said.
Col. (retd) Devendra Sehrwat, who fights for farmers' causes and compensation issues and voices his opinions through newspaper articles, will be pitted from South Delhi.
Khetan, who will contest from New Delhi, is a former journalist of Tehelka magazine and founder of the gulail.com news website.
Mahmood Husain Rehmani will contest from Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur, Akhand Pratap Singh from Kushi Nagar, Archana Gupta from Jhansi, Himanshu Singh from Meerut and Shimla Sree from Phulpur, the list said.
The party fielded Paramjeet from Karnal, Purshottam Dagar from Faridabad and S.P. Singh from Ambala in Haryana.
With Monday's announcement, the AAP has declared 131 candidates so far for the Lok Sabha elections.
(Posted on 10-03-2014)