Elections 2019: BJP fields singer Hans Raj Hans from North-West Delhi

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The BJP on Tuesday named singer Hans Raj Hans for the North West Delhi Lok Sabha seat, dropping the sitting MP Udit Raj.

Hans Raj will contest against Congress’ Rajesh Lilothia and AAP’s Gugan Singh.

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BJP picked Hans for North West Delhi instead of Udit Raj, who had threatened to resign if he was dropped.

Udit Raj, the former Indian Revenue Service officer, resigned from his post and formed the Indian Justice Party in 2003. In 2014, he announced a merger with the Bharatiya Janata Party. He contested the 2014 election on BJP ticket and won.

Hans Raj Hans, a popular Punjabi folk and Sufi singer, joined the BJP in 2016 after quitting the Congress. He was also a member of the Akali Dal.

Earlier, putting all speculations at rest, actor Sunny Deol on Tuesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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