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Doctor, social activist, tribal leader in AAP’s 6th list


Jaipur: Five candidates from Rajasthan including former superintendent of SMS hospital Dr Virendra Singh figure in the sixth list of Aam Admi Party candidates.

Singh, noted specialist in asthma and allergy at SMS hospital, will contest the Lok Sabha election from Jaipur (city) constituency, AAP Spokesperson Mulk Raj Anand said today.

In the sixth list of AAP candidates released yesterday, social activist Virendra Vidrohi will contest from Alwar, where Congress has repeated Bhanwar Jitendra Singh as its candidate.

Besides, Rajasthan Kisan Union president K K Saharan will contest on AAP ticket from Churu, tribal leader and activist Velaram Meena from Udaipur and AAP state committee member Sunil Agiwal will contest the election from Bhilwara.

The party has so far announced the names of eight candidates, including these five, for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Other AAP candidates are former Deputy Chief of Army Lt Gen Raj Kadyan from Jhunjhunu, where the Congress candidate is Rajbala who is former union minister late Sisram Ola’s daughter in law, Major Surendra Kumar Poonia from Sikar and the party’s state convener Ashok Kumar Jain from Kota.