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Punjab polls: AAP to announce candidates for 17’ by June-end

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it will announce the names of its all candidates for the Punjab assembly election to be held in early next year by June end.

“The names of all candidates on 117 seats in Punjab will be announced by June end,” senior AAP leader and In-charge of Punjab Affairs Sanjay Singh said here today.

“The first list of candidates will be out by May end,” he further said adding that the election campaign committee will start its work from April 25.

The party has also constituted a 16-member election campaign committee and 5-member screening committee to find out suitable candidates.

Meetings of AAP volunteers at booth, circle and zonal levels will be held in each assembly constituency and then aspirants who want to contest polls will have to submit their bio-data at party office within three days at Jalandhar, he said.

Election Campaign Committee after short listing probable candidates send their names to the screening committee which will interview them and thereafter, names of shortlisted candidates will be send to political affairs committee of AAP which will take a final call on finalising the names of candidates, Singh said.
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