The main opposition parties including Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) – BJP and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday provoked on the issue of rejection of nomination papers of all party candidates in a particular ward. SAD-BJP and AAP party workers staged a massive protest and gheraoed the DC Office here on Thursday. The District President of the SAD Rural and a Core Committee member, Surjit Singh Rakhra, District president of the SAD Urban, Harpal Juneja, SAD MLA from Sanour, Harinderpal Singh Chandumajra joined by BJP’s District Urban President, S K Dev and AAP’s State Vice-President and Zonal In-Charge, Dr Balbir Singh, who contested assembly election against CM Captain Amarinder Singh, led the protestors. The State Vice-President of the AAP, Dr Balbir Singh claimed that inward no 42 the ruling party is trying to get his candidate Sanjeev Bittu to win unopposed that he may get appointed Mayor of Patiala. He alleged that the party executed its plan and get rejected nomination papers of all the candidates belonged to all the political parties in Bittu’s ward. He further added that they will approach the election commission against the matter.
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