Dhawan has remained associated with various political parties such as Samajwadi Party, Indian National Lok Dal, Chandigarh Vikas Manch, Bahujan Samajwadi Party, Congress and was with the BJP for around eight years.
The entire four-lane highway from Kotkapura to Bargari was choked Sunday as thousands of vehicles formed a convoy on both sides of the road to reach Bargari where a ‘morcha’ (protest) is on demanding justice for incidents of desecration of Guru Granth Sahib and the killing of two youth in the Behbal Kalan firing.
The humiliating defeat for AAP in these polls, ahead of Lok Sabha polls next year, has come at a time when infighting is going on in the party with two camps led by former leader of opposition Sukhpal Khaira and current LOP Harpal Cheema.
AAP workers staged a dharna on Bathinda-Chandigarh highway demanding arrest of the culprits. The party has alleged that the crime was a “political murder” and has demanded that the polls be postponed and should be conducted after deploying central forces.
A former deputy general manager of Punjab Mandi Board, Sanghera has associated with the party from the beginning. He was earlier convener of the NRI cell of the party and at present is a spokesperson of the party.
Kotkapura MLA Kultar Singh Sandhwan and Ropar MLA Amarjit Singh Sandhoa kept sitting in the House. Sandhwan could be seen waiving dismissively when the LoP made a gesture that all MLAs for the walkout.