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Sonu Sood’s sister Malvika to contest Punjab Assembly elections 2022

By Rajan Nath -- November 14, 2021 1:18 pm -- Updated:November 14, 2021 1:22 pm

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood on Sunday announced that his sister Malvika Sood will contest Punjab Assembly elections 2022, saying she was ready to serve the people of the state.

However, Sonu Sood did not name the party Malvika will contest from. Sood said that their decision will be “revealed at the right time”.

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Sonu Sood's sister Malvika to contest Punjab elections, actor yet to reveal party name - The Financial Express

“Malvika is ready. Her commitment to serving people is unparalleled,” said Sonu Sood at a press conference in Moga.

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Sonu Sood's sister Malvika to contest Punjab elections, yet to reveal party name

He said that Malvika will most likely contest from the Moga constituency.

Meanwhile, he also said that he recently met Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi and that he was open to meeting other political leaders, including the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP’s) Arvind Kejriwal and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal.

Sonu Sood denies joining any political party ahead of Punjab polls, sister Malvika to enter politics - India News

Recently, the actor had met Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. The meeting had sparked rumours that he could make a political debut in the Punjab Assembly elections 2022 on an AAP ticket. However, Sood had said that Kejriwal and he did not discuss anything political.

He was named the ambassador for the Delhi government’s ‘Desh Ke Mentor’ initiative, which aims to provide career guidance to school children.

-PTC News

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