Jalandhar, April 13 (STN): The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) named Inder Iqbal Singh Atwal as their candidate for the Jalandhar Lok Sabha by-poll on April 12, 2023. The by-poll is scheduled to be held on May 10, 2023.
MLA S. Indra Iqbal Singh Atwal has been declared for the candidature in Loksabha By-poll by BJP.
Shiromani Akali Dal had fielded Banga MLA Sukhwinder Sukhi as a parachute candidate from Jalandhar in past days. Now BJP has also joined its competent AAP and Congress in Jalandhar Lok Sabha By-poll.
Inder Iqbal Singh Atwal is the son of former Lok Sabha speaker Charanjit Sinh Atwal. He had joined BJP only on Sunday. It is noteworthy that before this, Karamjit Kaur from Congress, Sushil Rinku from AAP and Dr. Sukhi from SAD-BSP are in the fray.