The Congress on Friday fielded former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh from Amritsar to take on senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.

The party fielded former Union Minister Ambika Soni from Anandpur Sahib, replacing sitting party MP Ravneet Singh Bittu. The two names from Punjab as well as candidates from some other States were announced by party general secretary Madhusudan Mistry at a media briefing here.– IANS

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