The list consists of candidates on 61 seats around India with two candidates from Delhi, four from Haryana, 13 from Karnataka, three from Punjab and 38 from UP.

Khetan is a former Tehelka journalist and also the founder of news portal gulail.com, which had accused BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over alleged illegal surveillance of woman by the Gujarat Police.

Khetan had also exposed Babu Bajrangi (Operation Kalank) in a sting operation during which the extremist saffron leader had spoken about how Modi had saved him after 2002 Gujarat riots.

The other prominent name in the fourth list is of famous Punjabi comedian-cum-satirist Bhagwant Mann, who will contest elections from Sangrur.

Mann had recently switched from Manpreet Badal’s People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) to AAP after a meeting with party chief Arvind Kejriwal.

Col Devendra Sehrawat will contest from South Delhi constituency on AAP’s ticket.

AAP has so far declared candidates from 131 seats for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections with various former journalists, social activists and army men getting tickets.

(JPN)

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