Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has introduced that he’ll contest the upcoming state meeting elections from the Patiala meeting constituency. “I’ll contest from Patiala. Patiala is with us for 400 years and I’m not going to go away it as a consequence of Sidhu,” Captain Singh mentioned on his official Fb web page. Patiala has been a stronghold of Mr Singh’s household, he has received the seat 4 instances and his spouse Preneet Kaur represented it for 3 years from 2014 to 2017.
Mr Singh had in April this yr challenged state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu to contest towards him from the seat through the ongoing feud between the 2 that snowballed right into a full-fledged disaster within the state unit of the social gathering and led to the unceremonious exit of Mr Singh as state Chief Minister.
Mr Singh had reportedly instructed Mr Sidhu that he can be defeated as comprehensively because the BJP’s Normal (retd) JJ Singh, who contested the 2017 election however completed with over 60,000 votes behind Mr Singh and with simply 11.1 per cent of the votes and forfeited his safety deposit because of this.
Mr Sidhu had hit again with a Tweet saying “Efforts to derail Punjab’s conscience will fail… My soul is Punjab and Punjab’s soul is Guru Granth Sahibji… Our struggle is for justice and punishing the responsible… an Meeting seat shouldn’t be value (discussing) in the identical breath!!”.