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Congress released its candidates list for Patiala MC elections

The Congress on Monday released its first list of candidates for the MC elections in Patiala, choosing to go with its one-family-one-ticket rule with the exception of sitting councillors.

The party, which has announced names of 31 candidates for Patiala, has decided to field all the sitting councillors, while taking a tough stand against rebels and deserters.

These decisions were taken on Monday at a high-level meeting chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Sunil Jakhar was present at the meeting, held in New Delhi, along with AICC secretary and Punjab in-charge Asha Kumari and AICC secretary Harish Chaudhary.

The meeting decided that those who left the party in 2012 and 2014 will not be accommodated in the matter of ticket allocation for the MC polls. However, those who contested and lost MC elections earlier but remained steadfast in their loyalty to the party would be considered for nomination.

In another decision aimed at rewarding loyalty and boosting party morale, it was decided to give preference to original Congress members over those who have joined from other parties, according to a party spokesperson.

There was no change in the party’s policy with regard to ticket allocation from the one followed during the Punjab assembly polls, said the spokesperson, adding that the success of the Congress in the February state elections had shown that merit and winnabilty were the right considerations in choosing the best candidates.

The list of candidates for ward no. 1, 30 to 60 (47 pending) are

Ward No. Name
1-Ladies General Parnit Kaur w/o Baljinder Singh
30-General Harish Aggarwal s/o Puran Chand
31 Ladies General Jaspal Kaur w/o Bhalwinder Singh Sehgal
32 General Harish Nagpal s/o Mahesh Nagpal
33 Ladies BC Shanti Devi w/o Niranjan Das
34 General Atul Joshi s/o Balram Joshi
35 Ladies General Saroj Sharma w/o Amarjit Sharma
36 S.C. Gents Shammi Kumar s/o Late Dalip Singh
37 Ladies General Meenakshi Kashyap w/o Gopi Kashyap
38 General Nikhil Batish Sheru Pandit

s/o Mahesh Sharma Pinku Pandit

39 Ladies General Leela rani w/o Rajinder pal
40 General Sandeep Malhotra s/o Mahesh Malhotra
41 Ladies General Sonia Kapoor w/o Harish Kapoor
42 General Sanjeev Bittu s/o Ramesh Sharma
43  Ladies General Varsha Kapoor w/o Ashwani Kapoor
44 General Krishan Chand Bhudhu s/o Late Amarnath
45 Ladies General Monika Sharma w/o Sanjeev Happy Sharma
46 General Happy Verma s/o Balbir Singh
47 Ladies SC Pending
48 General Yoginder Singh s/o Khajan Singh
49 Ladies General Aarti Gupta w/o Rajesh Gupta
50 General Harwinder Singh Nippi s/o Pritam Singh
51 Ladies SC Vinti Sungar w/o Sonu Sungar
52 General Rajesh Mandora s/o Nathu Ram
53 Ladies General Gurinder Kaur Kalika w/o Manjeev Singh Kalika
54 General Vijay Kumar s/o Satparkash
55 Ladies General Rajni Sharma w/o Late Atul Sharma
56 General Amarvir Kaur bedi w/o Balwinder Singh Bedi
57 Ladies SC Satwant Rani w/o Roop Kumar
58 General Naresh Duggal s/o Sukhdev Singh Duggal
59 Ladies General Meenakshi Singla w/o Gopal Singla Ex-MC
60 SC Gents Sukhwinder Singh s/o Joginder Singh




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