Harjot Singh Bains

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Harjot Singh Bains
Personal details
Born (1990-11-15) 15 November 1990 (age 28)
Ludhiana
Nationality India
Political partyAam Aadmi Party
ResidenceChandigarh[1]
EducationBA (Hons), LLB Punjab University. Attended The London School Of Economics & Political Science for a course in International Human Rights.
Alma materPanjab University,
OccupationAdvocate practicing at Punjab and Haryana High Court and Supreme Court

Harjot Singh Bains has been part of many social movements and founded a Pan Punjab United Youth Organization at the age of 18. He actively participated in the India Against Corruption movement. He was the founding president of the Aam Aadmi Party in Punjab at the age of 23. In 2016, he led the 300-kilometre-long (190 mi), 15-day "Nawa Punjab March" against drug abuse in Punjab, walking from Shri in Fatehgarh Sahib district to the border of Hussainiwala in Ferozepur district. He ran as a candidate from Sahnewal in the 2017 assembly elections but was unsuccessful, securing 39,000 votes at the age of 26. He is also Chief Spokesperson for the Aam Aadmi Party and is currently the youngest member of the National Executive of the Aam Aadmi party.

2017 Punjab assembly election[edit]

In the 2017 Punjab Legislative Assembly election, he was the Aam Aadmi Party candidate to represent the Sahnewal Assembly Constituency.[2] He secured 39,000 votes.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "For Harjot Singh Bains, Punjab assembly test is not as easy as 88% in Class 10 | assembly elections | punjab 2017". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 2018-12-06.
  2. ^ "AAP announces first list for 19 candidates for 2017 Punjab assembly polls - Oneindia News". oneindia.com. Retrieved 2018-12-06.