Ludhiana: The rebel leaders of different political parties have filed their nominations as Independent candidates on Tuesday. The prominent leaders were former Shiromani Akali Dal District President Madan Lal Bagga, Congress rebel Hemraj Aggarwal and Satish Showman.
Deputy Leader of Opposition in Municipal Corporation and veteran Congress leader Hemraj Aggarwal has filed nominations from Ludhiana North. However the party was trying to pacify him and even offered him the prime post after the formation of Government but Hemraj Aggarwal filed nomination.
Aggarwal was demanding party ticket but Congress has fielded five times MLA Rakesh Pandey from Ludhiana North.
Similarly, former SAD District President Madan Lal Bagga was demanding ticket from Ludhiana North. As party has given ticket to Parveen Bansal of BJP after the talks of seat swapping were not matured, Bagga turned rebel and filed nomination as an Independent candidate.
Deputy Chief Minister and SAD District President Sukhbir Singh Badal has termed Bagga as an opportunist and backstabber Another Congress leader Satish Showman has also filed nomination as Independent from Ludhiana South. Showman was demanding party ticket but party has fielded Bhupinder Sidhu as candidate.
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