- Captain Amarinder Singh’s Punjab Lok Congress Party candidates will contest 37 seats in Punjab
- Samyukta Akali Dal will contest on 15 seats
- All 117 seats of Punjab will go to polls in one phase on February 20
Punjab Vidhan Sabha Election 2022: The seat sharing between Captain Amarinder Singh and the BJP has been finalized for the Punjab Assembly elections. In Punjab, the Bharatiya Janata Party will contest 65 seats while the candidates of Captain Amarinder Singh’s Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) party will contest 37 seats. BJP national president J.P. Nadda told in a press conference on Monday that in Punjab, BJP will contest 65 seats, Punjab Lok Congress will contest 37 seats and Samyukta Akali Dal will contest 15 seats. In Punjab, we are fighting elections with NDA alliance.
BJP national president J.P. Nadda said that Punjab is a border state for us and at the same time it is a state related to the security of the country. For the security of the country, it is necessary for both the country and the state that Punjab should remain strong and form a strong government there.
Let us tell you that this time in Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh is in the fray with the BJP and Shiromani Akali Dal (United). BJP has announced its 35 candidates. Former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday released the first list of 22 candidates of his Punjab Lok Congress Party regarding the Punjab Assembly elections. Captain Amarinder Singh said that we are announcing 22 candidates in the first list, out of 22 candidates, 2 are from Majha, 3 from Doaba and 17 from Malwa region. Shiromani Akali Dal (United) has also declared the names of candidates for 14 seats.
All 117 seats in Punjab will go to polls in a single phase on February 20. Counting of votes will take place on March 10. On the other hand, in Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has opened all its cards. On behalf of the party, MP Bhagwant Mann has been declared as the chief ministerial candidate. Whereas no other party has announced the CM face yet.
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