14 women candidates enter in Punjab Assembly

117-seat Punjab Assembly poll, out of total 93 women candidates contesting. only 14 of them managed to win. Maximum six women each of SAD and Congress returned home victorious in comparison to two of BJP and none of the Peoples Party of Punjab.

Farzana Alam of SAD and wife of DGP (retd) Mohmmad Izar Alam outpassed wife of ADGP Mohammad Mustafa, a sitting MLA Razia Sultana of the Congress. Karan Kaur of Congress, who is a relative of former chief minister Harcharan Singh Brar, pocketed Muktsar seat.

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