New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s cousin brother Jaswinder Singh Dhaliwal joined the BJP on Tuesday. Dhaliwal joined the saffron social gathering within the presence of Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat in Chandigarh, ANI reported.
Earlier within the day, former Punjab MLA Arvind Khanna and a number of other different politicians from the state joined the BJP. Khanna, a businessman and two time period former MLA, had stop the Congress some years again, PTI reported.
Jaswinder Singh Dhaliwal, cousin brother of Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi joins the Bharatiya Janata Get together within the presence of Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat in Chandigarh at the moment pic.twitter.com/JHAeadgO1C
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Kanwarveer Singh Tohra, grandson of former SGPC president Gurcharan Singh Tohra; Gurdeep Singh Gosha, who was with the Akali Dal; and Dharamveer Sareen additionally joined the BJP.
Welcoming them, Shekhawat, who’s the BJP’s in-charge for the Punjab assembly polls, mentioned their presence would enhance the BJP.
“The social gathering will write a brand new chapter within the state’s electoral historical past,” Shekhawat mentioned. The BJP has joined palms with former chief minister Amarinder Singh and the Akali faction headed by Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa for the polls.
The BJP is hopeful of creating its presence felt this time within the Punjab polls, particularly after going through the wrath of the farming group over the three farm legal guidelines, which have now been withdrawn.
On the occasion, Shekhawat alleged that Congress used the state equipment to foil Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposed rally in Punjab final week. “It will have been the state’s greatest rally,” he claimed.
There was a significant political uproar after PM Modi was caught on a flyover in Punjab for 20 minutes on account of a blockade by some protesters. The Residence Ministry has referred to as the incident a “main lapse” in safety. PM Modi needed to return from poll-bound Punjab with out attending any occasion, together with a rally.
Punjab can have single part election on February 14. The votes will likely be counted and the outcomes will likely be declared on March 10.