Chandigarh, Jan 24: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will contest 65 seats, Amarinder Singh’s Punjab Lok Congress 37 seats and Shiromani Akali Dal (Sanyukt) 15 seats in the upcoming Punjab assembly polls, said BJP national president JP Nadda on Monday.
Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced his decision to fight from his home constituency of Patiala Urban.
His party released the first list of 22 candidates for polls. Meanwhile, BJP has also announced its first list of 34 candidates for the Punjab assembly polls.
Punjab will go to the polls on February 20. The counting of votes will take place on March 10.