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  • Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi to contest from 2 seats
  • Channi to contest from Chamkaur Sahib and Bhadaur
  • Former Patiala mayor pitted against former CM Amarinder Singh

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Punjab Elections 2022: Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi to contest from 2 seats

Channi had taken over as chief minister of Punjab in September after Congress sacked Amarinder Singh following a bitter feud between him and Navjot Singh Sidhu. 

The Congress on Sunday released its third list of eight candidates for Punjab assembly polls, fielding Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi from Bhadaur and Chamkaur Sahib seats.

Channi had taken over as chief minister of Punjab in September after Congress sacked Amarinder Singh following a bitter feud between him and Navjot Singh Sidhu.

The Congress also fielded former Patiala mayor Vishnu Sharma from the Patiala assembly seats against its former leader Amarinder Singh.

Also watch: Punjab Elections 2022 | Sidhu vs Channi for CM face, Rahul Gandhi says only one can lead

The Congress is seeking to retain power in Punjab where it is pitted against the AAP, the SAD-BSP and the BJP which is in alliance with Ex-CM Amarinder Singh's Punjab Lok Congress and Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa's Shiromani Akali Dal Sanyunkt.

Polling in Punjab will be held in a single phase on February 20.

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