Congress, SAD In Race To Pick Chhotepur Gurdaspur by-Polls: Apna Punjab Party chief Sucha Singh Chhotepur Again in talks.
Chhotepur had been in Akali Dal for a long time and even he worked with the Congress party in Punjab, later joined the Aam Aadmi Party and became party Punjab convener. But during the elections of Vidhan Sabha in Punjab and was removed from the position due to corruption charges against him. Once again he is going to be highlighted in Punjab as Lok Sabha by-elections are coming soon as Gurdaspur seat is vacant due to the demise of BJP MP Vinod Khanna. Gurdaspur is the home town of Chhotepur. On the other hands, to win this seat due to the Modi wave in the state for the ruling Congress party in the state is going to be a question of pride.In the year 1985, Sucha Singh Chhotepur with the current Chief Minister Amarinder Singh resigning from Vidhan Sabha in protest of Operation Black Thunder and as the leader of the Independent Legislature Party during the uprising in the Congress Party. Sucha Singh Chhotepur supported Amarinder Singh and had close relations with Amarinder.This is the reason that there are many talks about that Chhotepur may be return to Congress after declared the Lok Sabha by-election. On the other hand, in Surjit Singh Barnala’s Government of Akali Dal, Chhotepur was a minister and had a close relation with Akali leaders. According to information from the sources, in the last few days, the Akali leaders have also contacted Chhotepur. Although Chhotepur has just talked about joining other parties as political speculation but has said that no possibility of politics can be ruled out. It is clear from the fact that Chhotepur will join either Akali Dal or Congress party for the by-elections of Gurdaspur constituency.
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