Former Haryana Chief Minister and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) president Om Parkash Chautala will contest the upcoming Vidhan Sabha elections in the State from the Ellenabad and Uchana Kalan constituencies.

This was announced by his son and INLD secretary-general, Ajay Singh Chautala, here on Saturday.

Yograj joins INLD

Mr. Chautala, who released the party’s second list of candidates for 32 seats, announced that cricketer Yograj Singh, father of cricket star Yuvraj Singh, had joined the INLD. Mr. Singh would be contesting the polls as the party’s candidate from the newly-carved Panchkula constituency.

The INLD had released its first list of candidates for 42 seats on September 4.

Candidates for the remaining 16 seats would be announced soon. The INLD released its manifesto on September 2.