Manmohan won’t fight LS polls: Amarinder

Saturday 16th March 2019 07:17 EDT

CHANDIGARH: Two days after Punjab CM Amarinder Singh met former PM Manmohan Singh amid reports of Punjab Congress' plans to field him from Amritsar for the parliamentary polls. Singh said Manmohan had made it clear he was not interested in contesting elections, citing his age and poor health. Amarinder described his meeting with Singh in Delhi as a “courtesy call”, during which he briefed the former PM on Congress' plans in Punjab. Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar had confirmed that MLAs from Amritsar region were keen on fielding the former PM as the party candidate.

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