MC elections delayed, likely to be held in Jan
Ludhiana – Amid the controversy of ward delimitation, the Municipal Corporation (MC) elections in Ludhiana were delayed and will be held on June 7. However, the MC elections in Amritsar, Patiala and Jalandhar will be held in December. The delay in elections here has left SAD BJP and AAP-LIP Worried and Congress leaders and aspirants for councillor ticket were in jubilant mood. The Congress leaders believe that AAP will lose ground in Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala MCs and in January the graph of AAP -LIP alliance will also come down.In Ludhiana, AAP-LIP alliance was giving tough fight to ruling party and SAD-BJP combine. Moreover, the senior Congress leaders have decided to camp in Ludhiana from January. The elections in Ludhiana were delayed after Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) MLAs Simarjit Singh Bains and Balwinder Singh Bains raised objections on ward delimitation draft. The Congress MLAs Rakesh Pandey and Bharat Bhushan Ashu developed differences during the meeting over the appointment of chairman of ward delimitation committee a few days ago.
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