Patiala:The candidate of the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party from Patiala Urban assembly seat General (retd) Joginder Jaswant Singh on Tuesday filed his nomination papers after paying obesiance at the Gurdwara Dukhniwaran Sahib here.
On the occasion, he was accompanied by the president of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Manjit Singh GK, SGPC chief Prof Kirpal Singh Badungar, SAD Youth’s Malwa Region president Harpal Juneja, Cabinet Minister Surjit Singh Rakhra, senior party leader Inder Mohan Singh Bajaj and SAD Urban president Surjit Singh Kohli.
Whereas addressing the people before filing the nomination papers the DSGMC president said that earlier on the Congress and its supporters were thrown out of Delhi by the people and now its the turn of Amarinder and Congress here in Punjab so vote against them and give them a befitting defeat in these elections.
He further exhorted the people of Royal city to give Amarinder Singh a humiliating defeat so that he leave Patiala and go to Pakistan. Whereas talking about SAD-BJP candidate, he said that the alliance has come forward with an able candidate in the shape of General (retd) J J Singh, who is having the ability to fight back in any given situation and added that surely through your votes he is going to create a new history here as in the contest a General is going to defeat the Captain.
While addressing the people SGPC chief Prof Kirpal Singh Badungar said that the SAD always worked for the welfare of the Punjab and Punjabis and made several sacrifices for the interests of the state, whereas the Congress always played anti-Punjab role. He said while Akalis organised Morchas and went to jails to safeguard the state interests, but Amarinder Singh invited former Prime Minister late Indira Gandhi and started the digging of SYL.
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