The Congress candidate for Ambala Cantonment assembly seat, Venu Singla is pitted against five-time BJP MLA and Haryana minister Anil Vij.
The Congress candidate for Ambala Cantonment assembly seat is pitted not only against a strong BJP nominee, five-time BJP MLA and Haryana minister Anil Vij, but also faces a rebel from his own party.
The third main candidate in Ambala is Chitra Sarwara, the daughter of former Congress minister Nirmal Singh who failed to get a ticket from the party that had fielded him in the past two elections.
After the party picked Mahila Congress leader Venu Singla, who is said to be close to Haryana unit chief Kumari Selja, Nirmal Singh quit. His daughter, who has been a national secretary of the Mahila Congress, too resigned from the party in protest.