Some 90 Punjabis of Indian-origin from Canada will fly to Punjab to campaign for Aam Admi Party (AAP) in 16 of the state’s largest constituencies for the assembly elections on February 4. They will arrive in Punjab on January 19. Mavi said the Toronto area volunteers were part of a campaign that will see thousands of Indian expatriates arrive in Dehli in Punjab to help AAP in the elections, it reported. “I want to be a part of real change,” Surinder Mavi, a 31-year-old Brampton resident who helped in organising the plane load of AAP “election volunteers” was quoted as saying by Toronto Star. Mavi’s political awakening began with his arrival in Canada eight years ago, when he realised bribes were unnecessary and basic rules, like stopping at red lights, were respected.
For the election, Mavi will ride an AAP campaign bus that will rally support in 16 of Punjab’s largest constituencies ..
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