Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Punjab, and Goa prepare for the upcoming polls, interesting political developments are seen among political parties. Three Congress MLAs in Uttar Pradesh reportedly set to join the Samajwadi Party. It is expected to make the announcement on January 14. Meanwhile, Aam Aadmi Party chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal reached Chandigarh today. He said that the party if voted to power will save Punjab from the poor law and order situation maintained by the current Channi government.
Punjab AAP chief Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday alleged that a “deal” between Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and the Badal family. For saving Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia who booked in a drugs case. The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday had granted him anticipatory bail in the Narcotic Drugs and. Psychotropic Substances Act filed against him. They directed him to join the police investigation on Wednesday. They asked the former Punjab minister not to leave the country till the next date of hearing.
Aam Aadmi Party leader Mann alleged that a “weak” case registered against Majithia. That’s why the Congress government did not arrest Majithia even after FIR. The rejection of his anticipatory bail from the Mohali court,” Mann alleged in a statement here.
BJP national vice-president Dilip Ghosh on Tuesday entered into an argument with the police during campaigning for party candidates in the Asansol. Municipal Corporation election after his rally stopped there for allegedly flouting Covid safety norms. While the police claimed that Ghosh was campaigning with a large number of people and stopped him from canvassing. The former state BJP president denied the charge and asserted that only five party members were with him.
Bahujan Samaj Party’s Punjab president Jasvir Singh Garhi has urged the Election Commission to reschedule polls in the state in view of the Guru Ravidas Jayanti. Voting in Punjab scheduled to take place on February 14 while counting of votes held on March 10.
In a statement here, Garhi said the 645th Jayanti of Guru Ravidas falls on February 16 and, like every year. Thousands of followers of Guru Ravidas will leave from Punjab, especially the Doaba area, in special trains for his birthplace. Govardhanpur Kanshi Banaras on February 13-14 for paying obeisance there. This will deprive them of their voting right as they will be in Banaras on the polling day for. Punjab that is February 14, he said.
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