Gurdas Lok Sabha seat: In Punjab, Bharatiya Janata Party leaders want Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat to give tickets to the party instead of giving tickets to any star campaigner. After the demise of former MP Vinod Khanna, there will be a by-election on October 11 in Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat.There is a lot of pressure on the BJP over this seat. Decision for the last name cannot be taken yet. A core group meeting was held in Jalandhar in Gurdaspur, Punjab. In this meeting the party has created a panel of two names, in which the name of Swaran Salaria and Vinod Khanna’s wife Kavita Khanna included.According to sources, there is talk of giving tickets to Vinod Khanna’s son and film actor Akshay Khanna for the party high command, instead of Kavita Khanna. Some people of the party are claiming that Vinod Khanna was a celebrity, as Akshay Khanna could be a more powerful candidate than Kavita Khanna.The Punjab Core Group clearly dismissed the name of Akshay Khanna. Making a panel of two persons, the state core group has requested the high command to give tickets to either Swaran Salaria or Kavita. Akshay Khanna does not have the power to win.
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