JAMMU: Veteran politician and chief patron of Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) Bhim Singh will contest the Lok Sabha elections from Jammu parliamentary constituency which is going to polls in the first phase on April 11.
The decision to field 77-year-old leader from Jammu parliamentary constituency was taken at a meeting of senior party leaders after days of hectic deliberations, a spokesman of the JKNPP said.
He said Singh would file nomination papers before the returning officer at Jammu on Monday, the last day for the filing of nomination papers for the constituency.
The spokesman said the candidate for Udhampur-Doda parliamentary constituency, which is going to polls in the second phase on April 18, will be announced on Monday. (AGENCIES)