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Jakhar beats BJP, AAP in Gurdaspur by-poll

Jakhar beats BJP, AAP in Gurdaspur by-poll

Jakhar beats BJP, AAP in Gurdaspur by-poll. Congress candidate from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat Sunil Jakhar won the elections by 1,93,219 votes by beating its rival BJP candidate Swarn Salaria. Jakhar got 499752 votes. BJP candidate got 3,06,533 while AAP candidate Suresh Khajuria was polled only 23579 votes.  Jakhar, who is the Punjab Congress president, was leading

Bypoll counting today-Women voters decide the fate of candidates

Bypoll counting today-Women voters decide the fate of candidates

Bypoll counting today-Women voters decide the fate of candidates Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga) – Today, 4 days before Diwali festival for that candidate who wins be declared elected in Gurdaspur Parliamentary bypoll. Interesting fact of this election is that women will decide the fate of lucky one.Approximately 3 percent more women cast their votes as compare to

Anxious few days ahead for Gurdaspur LS candidates

Anxious few days ahead for Gurdaspur LS candidates

Anxious few days ahead for Gurdaspur LS candidates. Following hectic scheduling over the past few weeks owing to Gurdaspur Parliamentary constituency by-poll, it seems like their is no respite for the weary as now the focus shifts to October 15 and the three main contenders are keeping their fingers crossed as they hope for an favourable

55.87 voter turnout in Gurdaspur bypoll

55.87 voter turnout in Gurdaspur bypoll

55.87 voter turnout in Gurdaspur bypoll Gurdaspur(Gourav Sally/ DP correspondent) – Voting for the Lok Sabha by-poll for Gurdaspur constituency ended with a total voter turnout of 55.87 percent. The highest polling of  64.5% was recorded in Dera Baba Nanak assembly seat. The result of the election will be declared on October 15. A by-election was announced

BJP also conduct road show on last campaigning day

BJP also conduct road show on last campaigning day

BJP also conduct road show on last campaigning day Batala(Gourav Sally/ DP correspondent) – The BJP on Monday also conducted a road show in Batala, Kalanaur, Behrampur , dorangla and Puranishalla in which Bhartya Janta Party nominee Swaran Salaria trying to woo the voters of the constituency . He was accompanied with Gajender Chouhan, Chairman

Pak terrorism becomes source of development of the village

Pak terrorism becomes source of development of the village

Pak terrorism becomes source of development of the village at Zero Line Gurdaspur(Narinder Jagga) – Skaoul village is situated at the zero line in Bamial sector of Indo-Pak border. People of this village thanks to  the Pakistan sponsored terrorism for the development after long times of independence. Terrorists enter this area after infiltrating from Pakistan.

Captain’s road show is show of Strength for Jakhar on last campaigning day

Captain’s road show is show of Strength for Jakhar on last campaigning day Gurdaspur(Gourav Sally/ DP correspondent): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday set out with much fanfare on the last day of campaigning after his road show put an impressive mark on voters that covered at least seven mains cities and towns including Pathankot,

Capt Amarinder to hold roadshow in Gurdaspur

Capt Amarinder to hold roadshow in Gurdaspur

Capt Amarinder to hold roadshow in Gurdaspur. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will hold a roadshow in support of Congress nominee Sunil Jakhar on the last day of electioneering for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-election on Monday.The day-long campaign will see Captain Amarinder meet people across Pathankot, Gurdaspur, Dhariwal and Batala areas of the constituency. The

Langah booked for hurting religious sentiment

Langah booked for hurting religious sentiment

Langah booked for hurting religious sentiment Gurdaspur(Gourav Sally/ DP correspondent): In a significant development, the former Akali minister and district president of SAD Sucha Singh Langah has been booked for allegedly hurting religious sentiments. The case has been registered under Section 295-A (for hurting religious sentiments) at City police station, Gurdaspur, on the basis of a complaint lodged

BJP government at Centre ruined farmers: Jakhar

BJP government at Centre ruined farmers: Jakhar. Promising to fight farmers’ case if elected to the Lok Sabha, Congress candidate from Gurdaspur seat Sunil Jakhar said the BJP-led Union government has ruined India’s agrarian economy and ignored the farming community.In the absence of a representative in the Lok Sabha, farmers in Gurdaspur find themseleves ignored by

Ex-minister Langah excommunicated from Sikh panth

Ex-minister Langah excommunicated from Sikh panth

Ex-minister Langah excommunicated from Sikh panth. A week after he was booked in a rape case, former Akali Minister Sucha Singh Langah was on Thursday excommunicated by the Sikh clergy from the Sikh Panth. The edict was made public by Akal Takht Jathedar Gurbachan Singh at the Akal Takht inside the Golden Temple complex here, following

Manpreet trying to draw political mileage: Kalia

Manpreet trying to draw political mileage: Kalia

Manpreet trying to draw political mileage: Kalia Pathankot(Gourav Sally/ DP correspondent) – Punjab BJP today returned fire to state finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal over his remarks against SAD-BJP candidate for Gurdaspur LS bypoll, Swaran Salaria. Addressing media persons here, former Punjab minister and senior BJP leader Manoranjan Kalia said that the Congress has seen the writing on

By-poll will be 'referendum' on Modi govt: Jakhar

By-poll will be ‘referendum’ on Modi govt: Jakhar

By-poll will be ‘referendum’ on Modi govt: Jakhar. Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar, who has been nominated as party candidate for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-election, on Wednesday said his party would register a “massive” victory in the polls. He also said the bypoll will be a “referendum” on the Modi government.“It is a big responsibility

Floating voters to decide winner in Gurdaspur

Floating voters to decide winner in Gurdaspur. At a time when major political outfits are locked in a close tussle to win the impending Gurdaspur by-election, the role of floating voters is likely to hold the key to the final outcome. Both the ruling Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party has come out with different poll strategies