After winning for Lok Sabha seats from the state in Punjab, the graph of the party has nose-dived and internal squabbles have cost it dearly leaving it in a very uncertain position two months ahead of the polls.
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.