Fatehgarh Sahib: Fatehgarh Sahib district is set to witness show of strength as opposition Congress and ruling SAD-BJP combine are set to hold functions of their party on June 25 and June 26.
While former Chief Minister and Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh will spend an entire day in Bassi Pathana reserve constituency of district Fatehgarh Sahib on June 25. Under his campaign ‘Halke Vich Captian’, Amarinder will address two functions in the constituency, which is presently represented by Justice(retd) Nirmal Singh of Shiormani Akali Dal (SAD). People will meet PPCC chief in ‘Lokan da Darbar’ in Gill Palace, Bassi Pathana on in morning to tell their grievances. He will meet Congress workers in Khamano in evening.
Congress has appointed senior Congress leader Lakhwinder Kaur Garcha as coordinator of Bassi Pathana constituency. Before Capt’s Saturday visit in the constituency, she had already held meeting with Congress workers. Team members of Parshant Kishor already busy in making both the functions successful. All Congress ticket claimants-Ranjit Singh Tarkhan Majra, Rupinder Singh Happy, Kuldeep Sahota, Geja Ram, Prem Singh Khabda, Shashi Mukesh and others from the reserve constituency are also chalking their strategies to get Capt’ attention with presence of their large number of supporters.
Rajya Sabha Member Parliament Shamsher Singh Dullo whose wife and former Chief Parliamentary Secretary Harbans Kaur Dullo, had unsuccessfully contested last assembly election from Bassi Pathana constituency, remained active in this constituency for past some time after becoming Rajya Sabha member but after the announcement of Capt’s Bassi Pathana constituency visit Shamsher Dullo is silent. SAD-BJP will hold Shaheedi conference on June 26 at Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib to observe the 300th martyrdom of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur, where Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and other senior leaders of SAD-BJP will pay tribute to Baba Banda Singh. As this function will be held a day after Capt Amarinder’s function, SAD-BJP leadership is making all efforts to prove their strength.
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