Patiala: Banking on the legacy of her father Gurcharan Singh Tohra, the longest serving chief of SGPC, Kuldeep Kaur Tohra has entered the fray as an AAP candidate from this Assembly segment with a promise of improving the lot of women.
63-year-old Kaur said she was a getting a good response from the public. “People loved Tohra Sahib. He served Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee for over 25 years. His name still commands great respect. So naturally, the expectations from me as well as from my party are very high,” she said.
18 candidates are in the fray from this seat which falls in Patiala district. It is a three-way contest with Congress fielding Harinderpal Singh Mann (59) while Harinderpal Singh Chandumajra, son of veteran Akali leader and MP Prem Singh Chandumajra, entering the contest as a SAD candidate.
Kaur says people have high expectations from her. “People are fed up with both SAD and the Congress. They have tried and tested them repeatedly in the past and both have failed to take Punjab forward. People have great hopes from AAP and we are committed to give them a clean and honest government,” she said.
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