Lok Sabha polls: BJP fields Sunny Deol from Gurdaspur; Kirron Kher from Chandigarh

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Apr 23, 2019, 09:29 PM(IST)

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Deol was inducted into the party by Union Ministers Piyush Goyal and Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday at an event. 

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday released its 26th list of candidates for Lok Sabha polls in Chandigarh and Punjab. 

Bollywood actor Sunny Deol, who officially joined the party earlier in the day, has been fielded from Gurdaspur. Actor-turned-politician Kirron Kher will be contesting from Chandigarh. 

Som Prakash will be contesting from Hoshiarpur. 

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On Friday, as Deol's photo with BJP chief Amit Shah started doing the rounds on social media, rumours were abuzz that the actor would be joining the party and contesting from one of the key constituencies of Punjab. 

Deol was inducted into the party by Union Ministers Piyush Goyal and Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday at an event. 

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