Former Army chief Gen Joginder Jaswant Singh (JJ Singh) will be withdrawn as a candidate from Khadoor Sahib by Akali Dal (Taksali), in favour of Paramjit Kaur Khalra. Khalra is a candidate chosen by Punjab Democratic Alliance of Sukhpal Singh Khaira. The announcement will be made shortly.
JJ Singh had contested the Punjab Assembly elections from Patiala on a Shiromani Akal Dal ticket in 2017 and lost to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. He quit SAD in December last year.