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Updated: April 1, 2014 02:44 IST

AAP pits Jaaved Jaaferi against Rajnath Singh in Lucknow

Gargi Parsai
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The Aam Aadmi Party has fielded film actor Jaaved Jaaferi to take on Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh in Lucknow. Mr. Jaaferi is the son of comedian Jagdeep.

Riturajbhai Maheta will be the party's candidate against BJP’s leader L. K. Advani from Gandhinagar in Gujarat while Anwar Alam will contest from Madhepura in Bihar against Janata Dal (United) stalwart Sharad Yadav.

In its 13th list put out on Monday, the party announced candidates for 22 Lok Sabha seats taking the total number of candidates declared so far to 407.

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