Divya Goyal is our Punjab correspondent
Both Bains have declared themselves as agriculturists and businessmen.
Two years later, Badal’s transport business is not an exactly an issue in this Moga village, where people are back to vouching for Akalis.
Namdhari sect is yet to announce support for any political party this time.
Meanwhile, levelling serious allegations, Pehelwan, who had contested 2012 polls from Ludhiana East and lost by 4,000 votes, alleged that the ticket was sold for Rs 5 crore.
Phoolka was accompanied by his his 95-year old Amrit Sagar Gupta, his primary school teacher from Bhadaur, and his college teachers DS Dev and Dr Kirpal Singh Aulakh as he filed his nomination.
The people of Jalalabad are waiting to get rid of Sukhbir Badal. He has not only destroyed Jalalabad in ten years but entire Punjab as well.
AAP’s star campaigner in Punjab is Bant Singh, whose hands and a leg were chopped off after he fought for justice over the alleged gangrape of his minor daughter.
According to current social media statistics of four parties, BJP Punjab seems to be lagging behind compared to Aam Aadmi Party and Congress.
Satwinder Kaur Bitti said, “My vote is registered in Patiala district, which is my native place. My husband is an NRI. I am not an outsider.”
A common man advised Captain Amarinder Singh to speak more in Punjabi.
From Ludhiana North, BJP has once again picked Parveen Bansal, former district unit president who lost to Congress’s Rakesh Pandey in 2012 by a thin margin of 2,000 votes.
Aggarwal said he would contest as Independent now. “I will be giving two days’ ultimatum to the party. If the candidate is not changed, I will file papers as Independent.”
Congress leaders said that “even if a common Congress worker is given the ticket, they won’t object but an Akali will not be accepted as candidate in any case”.
The manifesto also promises that “efforts will be made to restart the domestic airport lying dysfunctional at Sahnewal and to upgrade it to an international one.”
The Congress on Tuesday termed AAP a ‘copycat’ for distributing similar cards on the lines of the former's ‘berozgari bhatta’.
The party also alleged that the SAD candidate was furious and frustrated over his supporters joining Congress in his own village and had thus planned the attack.
The Election Commission has also directed the returning officers to emphasise the importance of protecting the environment during the meetings with the political parties and candidates.
Aam Aadmi Party candidate Santokh Singh Salana, too, has faced protest from local AAP volunteers as he is from Amloh.
The commission stated that in order to prevent public nuisance, there should be usage of eco-friendly substances for preparation of election campaign/publicity material.
Congress candidate distributes masks to make himself ‘recognisable’.
Congress MLA Rakesh Pandey has clearly said that “ticket from Ludhiana north is only his”.
Punjab youths registering for promised jobs being issued ‘unemployment allowance cards’ promising Rs 2,500 /month
Surjit Singh Barnala, son Jasjit, however, clarified that “when it comes to legacy of his father and his party SAD (Longowal), he will support them before AAP.”
Ticket from Ludhiana North is only mine, says sitting MLA amid buzz against him
Villagers said that ahead of every election, drug “supply” to their village increases.
Cross-complaints by shop manager and pro-Hindu outfit activists.
Almost 25 cows also recovered alive, shifted to Gaushala; 4 of 8 suspects from Saharanpur of UP.
“I wasn’t able to contest the 2014 Lok Sabha polls as I was unwell. Some of my friends in the party took the opportunity to spread rumours that I ran away deliberately and invented illness. It is completely false” Manish Tewari
The family also called in some Hindu organisations and raised slogans against the book stall for “propagating anti-India ideology among youngsters”.
In a first, police had tied up with Ola and Uber to drop drunk people home.
Apart from this, there is a special wall hanging comprising pictures and texts about the 67 Infantry Brigade, which was moved to Fazilka on September 1,1965 war for defense of Ferozepur and Fazilka
Eight months ago, DGP had visited the Moga village to educate youth.
Jarnail Singh, a former journalist, first hit the headlines when he hurled a shoe at the then Union minister P Chidambaram at a press conference in 2009.
Jarnail Singh said, “It is a decision that has to be taken much later. CM’s chair is not my motive. It is to spearhead the fight against Badals. First, we have to win that fight.”
Harsimrat Badal called AAP a "non-player in Punjab politics."
Akalis posing as AAP workers might attack us, raise anti-Kejriwal slogans, leaders said.
The latest is her biography of Babur’s daughter Gulbadan, which drops the sentimental “rose” from the original title: Portrait of a Rose Princess at the Mughal Court.