New Delhi: Captain Amarinder Singh, the founder of the Punjab Lok Congress and former chief minister of Punjab, declared today that he will run for the Patiala seat in the upcoming Punjab Assembly Election 2022.
Captain Singh stated that he will seek votes based on the accomplishments of his government in the state as well as the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government at the Centre.
Taking to Twitter, Captain Singh’s media advisor Raveen Thakural while quoting him said, ‘Will contest from Patiala, won’t leave my family’s home of 300 years. Will seek votes on my own govt’s achievements & Modi govt’s accomplishments at Centre.” Captain Singh.”
‘Will contest from Patiala, won’t leave my family’s home of 300 years. Will seek votes on my own govt’s achievements & @narendramodi govt’s accomplishments at Centre.”: @capt_amarinder @plcpunjab pic.twitter.com/VNBJoIqvES
— Raveen Thukral (@RT_Media_Capt) January 22, 2022
Amarinder Singh formed the ‘Punjab Lok Congress’ when the Congress high command forced him to quit as Punjab’s chief minister.
Singh is running in the Punjab assembly elections alongside the BJP and Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa’s Shiromani Akali Dal (Sanyukt).
Punjab Legislative Assembly 2022 Updated Schedule
After multiple political parties from Punjab urged the Election Commission of India Punjab (ECI) to reschedule the single-phase state assembly election poll date in view of Guru Ravidas Jayanti, ECI has accepted the demand.
Earlier this month after the meeting, ECI had announced that the votes in Punjab will be cast on February 20 instead of the earlier schedule of February 14.
Date of Notification: January 25, 2022 (Tuesday)
Last date of Nomination: February 1, 2022 (Tuesday)
Date of Scrutiny: February 2, 2022 (Wednesday)
Date of Withdrawal: February 4, 2022 (Friday)
Date of Poll: February 20, 2022 (Sunday).
Counting of Votes: March 10, 2022 (Thursday).
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