AAP MLA quits Delhi assembly to take on Punjab CM

Photo of Delhi's AAP MLA, Jarnail Singh.

New Delhi: Aam Aedmi Party (AAP) Delhi’s Member of Legislative Assembly Jarnail Singh said on Friday that he had resigned from the Delhi assembly to contest upcoming state assembly elections against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.

Singh who is a former journalist, told media persons “I sent my resignation to Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on Thursday.”

The Aam Aadmi Party has fielded Jarnail Singh from Lambi in Punjab to take on five-time Chief Minister Badal. Punjab goes to the polls on February 4.

Jarnail Singh has been actively campaigning for the AAP for many months. He was elected to the Delhi assembly in February 2015 from Rajouri Garden.

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