With polling dates yet to be announced, city residents are already in election mood. Campaigning by HS Phoolka candidate of Aam Aadmi Party began from February 16 in the form of Jhadu Yatra while SAD probable candidate and Dakha MLA Manpreet
Ayali is also actively campaigning in various areas of the city much before the formal announcement of his SAD ticket.
Early on Wednesday, Ayali was seen in Satpaul Mittal park in Sarabha Nagar where councillor Bhupinder Singh Bhinda had invited him. Though Bhinda had to announce the beautification plan of a park, however, the small function took the form of a rally as the residents posed Ayali as a candidate campaigning for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Ayali too in his speech said, “I have been given an indication by the party that I may be given the ticket. So I am appealing to all to support me.” Industrialist Rajnish Ahuja, terming him a young candidate, said, he must be given a chance looking at the wave of change in the country.
Ayali attended few more public functions throughout the day. Phoolka, meanwhile, took out a rally on Chandigarh road with motorcycles, autos, cars among others.
Meanwhile, though Union Minister Maish Tewari is the Congress candidate, but he is yet to begin his campaign from Ludhiana. His supporters revealed that he will be campaigning in Ludhiana after the parliament session is over.