Cricketer Harbhajan Singh Queues Up In Punjab's Jalandhar To Cast His Vote

Punjab Lok Sabha Elections

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh became one of the early voters on Sunday at the polling booth in his Punjab's town, Jalandhar​​​​​​​ where he appealed the voters to 'not miss an opportunity' to exercise their franchise. 

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Updated On:

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh became one of the early voters on Sunday at the polling booth in his Punjab's town, Jalandhar where he appealed the voters to 'not miss an opportunity' to exercise their franchise. 

Earlier, there were talks that the BJP had contacted the spinner to field him from the Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency.

On May 19, 59 constituencies across 7 states and one Union territory will seal the fate of 918 candidates.

Voting will take place in parts of Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, along with that Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and the union territory Chandigarh will go to polls. 

Here are the key candidates that will go to polls: 

PM Narendra Modi, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Shatrughan Sinha, Ram Kripal Yadav, Meira Kumar, Misa Bharti, Ravi Kishan, Anurag Singh Thakur, Sunny Deol, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Sukhbir Singh Badal, Chandra Kumar Bose, Abhishek Banerjee, Kirron Kher, Pawan Kumar Bansal.

Here are the key contests to watch out for: 

U.P

Varanasi
Narendra Modi (BJP) vs Shalini Yadav (SP) vs Ajay Rai (Congress)

Gorakhpur
Ravi Kishan (BJP) vs Ram Bhual Nishad (SP) vs Madhusudhan Tiwari (Congress)

Kushinagar
Vijay Dubey (BJP) vs RPN singh (Congress)

Ghazipur
Manoj Sinha (BJP) vs Afzal Ansari (BSP) 

Chandauli
Mahendra Nath Pandey (BJP) vs Sanjay Chauhan (SP)

Mirzapur
Anupriya Patel (Apna Dal) vs Ram Charitra Nishad (SP) vs Lalitesh Pati Tripathi (Cong)

Robertsganj
Kailash Nath (SBSP) vs Bhai Lal Kol (SP) vs Bhagwati Prasad Chaudhary (Congress)

Punjab

Bathinda 
Harsimrat Kaur Badal (SAD) vs Amrinder Singh Raja Warring (Congress) vs Sukhpal Singh Khaira (Punjab Ekta Party)

Khadoor Sahib 
Jagir kaur (SAD) vs Jasbir Singh Dimpa (Congress) vs Paramjit Kaur Khalra (Punjab Ekta Party)

Patiala
Preneet Kaur (Congress) vs Surjit Singh Rakhra (SAD)

Gurdaspur
Sunil Jakhar (Congress) vs Sunny Deol (BJP)

Chandigarh

Kirron Kher (BJP) vs Pawan Kumar Bansal (Congress)

Bihar
Patna Sahib
Ravishankar Prasad (BJP) vs Shatrughan Sinha (Congress)

Patliputra
Ram Kripal Yadav (BJP) vs Misa Bharti (RJD)

Buxar
Ashwani Kumar Choubey (BJP) vs Jagadanand Singh (RJD)

West Bengal

Diamond harbour
Abhishek banerjee (BJP) vs Nilanjan Roy (BJP), Fuad Halim (CPI-M)

Jharkhand

Dumka
Shibu Soren (JMM) vs Sunil Soren (BJP)

Himachal Pradesh

Hamirpur
Anurag Thakur (BJP) vs Ramlal Thakur (Congress)

Khandwa
Arun Yadav (Congress) vs Nandkumar Singh Chauhan (BJP)

 

 

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