BJP fields Vinod Khanna from Gurdaspur

New Delhi, March 25: The Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday announced nine candidates for Lok Sabha including actor-turned-politician Vinod Khanna from Gurdaspur in Punjab and Ram Swaroop Sharma from Mandi in Himachal Pradesh.

A party release said that Arif Majeed Pampori will be its candidate from Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir.

Khanna will take on Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa in Gurdaspur.

The party also announced two candidates from Odisha, one from Sikkim and three from Uttar Pradesh.

IANS