Amarpreet Singh Makkar
In view of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019, 10 more candidates including Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), Aam Aadmi party (AAP) and Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) candidates filed their nomination papers on the fifth day.
Akali Dal, LIP and AAP candidates show their strength by holding road show and number of supporters outside Mini Secretariat. The large number of Youth Akali Dal supporters was accompanied by Maheshinder Singh Grewal. District president of Youth Akali Dal Meetpal Singh Dugri said that the massive turnout has indicated the victory of SAD- BJP candidate from Ludhiana
Those who filed nominations were Bintu Kumar Taank from Ambedkar National Congress, Rajinder Kumar from Hindu Samaj Party, Tejpal Singh from Aam Aadmi Party, Pardeep Singh from Samaj Adhikar Kalyan Party, Mahesh Inder Singh from Shiromani Akali Dal, Simarjeet Singh from Lok Insaaf Party, Brijesh Kumar from Peoples Party of India (Democratic) and Devinder Bhagria from Hindustan Shakti Sena. The total nominations for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections had started on April 22, 2019 and till now, a total of eighteen candidates have filed their nomination papers.
District Election Officer Pradeep Kumar Agrawal today informed that the nominations for the upcoming elections would be filed in the office of Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Election Officer situated in District Administrative Complex, Ludhiana from 11 am to 3 pm on April 29, 2019 only as April 27 (Saturday) and April 28 (Sunday) would be holidays.
The filing of nomination papers for the upcoming Lok Sabha 2019 elections would continue till April 29, 2019. The scrutiny of the nominations would be done on April 30, 2019, and the last date of withdrawal of candidature would be May 2, 2019.
Akali Dal- Bains supporter’s exchanges heated arguments
The situation turned tensed at Mini Secretariat as the supporters of SAD candidate Maheshinder Singh Grewal and Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) candidate Simarjit Bains exchanged heated arguments. Both the candidates along with their supporters have come together for filing nominations. The supporters exchanged heated arguments and raised slogans against each others. The Police intervened and settled the matter.
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