After paying tribute to the martyrs of 1919 Jallianwala Bagh episode in Amritsar,PPP chief Manpreet Badal on Saturday released the first list of 41 candidates of Sanjha Morcha,a coalition of parties that include the Left,in which Manpreet will contest from Gidderbaha while his father Gurudas Badal will stand from Lambi.
While Shiromani Akali Dal (Longowal) has been given two seats,CPI and CPM both got five seats each.
Manpreet said that the second list would be released on Jaunuary 3 and election symbol will be issued to the party on January 2.
Gaganjeet Singh Barnala of SAD (Longowal) will contest from Dhuri,while Baldev Singh Mann from the same part has been fielded from Sangrur
Candidates for three seatsLehra,Muktsar and Tarn Taranhave not been finalised as PPP and CPI are yet to reach an understanding on it. From Lehra,PPP has shown interest in fielding comedian Bhagwant Mann.
Manpreet along with his supporters administered a pledge on the names of martyrs of the country to eradicate poverty,corruption,unemployment,drug addiction from the state.
He also appealed to the masses to vote only those who are honest.
Manpreet said that he has formed PPP with a mission and he will certainly achieve that with the support of all the like minded people of the state.