Subhash Nagar, which is dominated by Punjabi and Sikh voters, is also scheduled to hold by-poll for the Assembly seat on April 9.
New Delhi: In a mega reception, Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh sounded the bugle for Congress’s campaign for the by-elections on Rajouri Garden Assembly seat.
Congress is also expected to field Captain Amarinder Singh as one of its star campaigners to take on AAP and BJP in the municipal elections. The party held a reception on Thursday evening for Captain Singh in Subhash Nagar, part of Rajouri Garden Assembly seat. The Captain, who led the party to its recent victory in the Punjab polls, is likely to draw massive support for Congress in West Delhi.
Arvind Kejriwal’s “nefarious designs” were defeated in Punjab polls and now it is Delhi's turn to “finish him off” in the upcoming MCD elections, the Punjab CM said here on Thursday.
The Punjab CM, in his address, targeted the AAP supreme, saying: “What can the Aam Aadmi Party do for the people of other states when it is not able to pay the salaries of the sanitation workers of Delhi? The sanitation workers of Delhi had to go on agitation five times to get their salaries, which clearly exposed the AAP government in Delhi.”
Captain Singh said that the CAG (comptroller and auditor general) had also noted that the Kejriwal government squandered crores of rupees for publicity in Punjab. This hard-earned money belonged to the people of Delhi.
The party was earlier scheduled to hold the rally around March 25 or 26, but the schedule was changed as the Punjab CM was busy with the Assembly session.
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To woo the voters in Rajouri Garden, he said, “BJP candidate for the Rajouri Garden Assembly by-election Manjinder Singh Sirsa, who is contesting for the third time from the constituency, does not know he is the candidate of which party. Though he is an office-bearer of the Akali Dal, he is contesting the election on a BJP ticket.”
Subhash Nagar, which is dominated by Punjabi and Sikh voters, is also scheduled to hold by-poll for the Assembly seat on April 9. The seat fell vacant after AAP leader Jarnail Singh quit in order to contest the Lambi seat in Punjab against Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patron Parkash Singh Badal in the Punjab elections.