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Gurdas Maan selected icon for Punjab assembly elections

Updated: Jul 13, 2016 19:41 IST

New Delhi, July 13 (ANI): The Election Commission of India on Wednesday selected famous Punjabi singer and actor Gurdas Maan as the state icon for the 2017 assembly polls.

According to an official spokesperson, Maan's main role would be to motivate the youth of Punjab to get enrolled in voters list, besides motivating them to do ethical voting.

He will also advise all youth to vote without getting influenced by any undue inducement or intimidation.

The elections for the 177-member Punjab Assembly will be held next year. (ANI)