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Punjab Assembly polls: Captain Amarinder Singh files his nomination from Lambi, confident of defeating Parkash Singh Badal

Captain Amarinder Singh On Wednesday Filed His Nomination From Lambi Constituency For The Upcoming Assembly Polls In Punjab.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 18 Jan 2017, 01:37:59 PM
Captain Amarinder Singh (Pic: ANI)

New Delhi:

Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday filed his nomination from Lambi constituency for the upcoming assembly polls in Punjab.

After filing the nomination, Amarinder exuded confidence that he will defeat rival Parkash Singh Badal.

"I will defeat Badal (Parkash Badal) for sure, I am here to beat him," Captain Amarinder Singh said after filing nomination from Lambi.

Punjab PCC president Amarinder Singh will take on Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal from his pocket borough of Lambi while cricketer turned politician Navjot Sidhu will be the party nominee from Amritsar East.

Amarinder had requested the party high command for permission to contest against Parkash Singh Badal from Lambi seat. Amarinder will also contest from his traditional Patiala urban seat.

Polling will be held in Punjab on February 4. Election to the 117-member Punjab assembly, promises to be three-way fight between the ruling SAD-BJP combine, Congress and the new entrant AAP.

(With inputs from agencies)

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First Published : 18 Jan 2017, 01:27:00 PM