I will Leave Politics : Sukhpal Khaira

Former Congress leaders Sukhpal Singh Khaira and Charanjit Singh Channi, journalist-turned-politician Kanwar Sandhu, and Arjuna awardee Olympian wrestler Kartar Singh were named by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in its third list of 29 candidates for the Punjab elections announced on Friday.
With this, the party has taken the lead by choosing 61 candidates so far. There was some confusion over the name of Meet Hayer, the candidate from Barnala, as his name was added to the list later. Sources said through a total of 36 candidates were forwarded to AAP’s political affairs committee, the party leadership played safe and was taking a look at the remaining seven. Sandhu, chairman of party’s Punjab Dialogue committee, has been fielded from Kharar, while Khaira will contest from Bholath, a constituency he earlier represented for the Congress.AAP Punjab in-charge Sanjay Singh, co-incharge Jarnail Singh, state convener Gurpreet Singh Waraich (Ghuggi), Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann and spokesperson Himmat Singh Shergill announced the list. Waraich said the party plans to announce around 100 of the total 117 candidates by the month’s end. The list of candidates includes a qualified physician Dr Ranyodh Singh Sran (MD) from Dharamkot, eye specialist Dr Charanjit Singh from Chamkaur Sahib and Dr Amarjit Singh Thind (MBBS) from Shahkot.
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