CHANDIGARH: Punjab Cupboard minister Rana Gurjeet Singh’s son Rana Inder Partap Singh on Monday mentioned he would contest as an impartial candidate from the Sultantpur Lodhi meeting seat in Kapurthala district.
The minister’s son made the announcement after the Congress, in its first listing of applicants for the Punjab meeting polls, gave the price tag to sitting MLA Navtej Singh Cheema from the Sultanpur Lodhi meeting constituency.
The advance comes an afternoon after leader minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s brother Manohar Singh introduced his goal to battle as an impartial from the Bassi Pathana seat from the place the sitting legislator Gurpreet Singh GP used to be given the price tag.
“I can be contesting as an impartial from Sultanpur Lodhi,” Rana Inder Partap Singh advised PTI over the telephone.
He mentioned he had implemented for the birthday celebration price tag however the Congress gave it to Navtej Cheema.
Singh claimed that the block samiti individuals, the Zila Parishad chairman and the sarpanches of the world have prolonged improve to him and requested him to contest from the Sultanpur Lodhi meeting seat.
He claimed the protection deposit of Cheema can be forfeited within the polls.
“There was corruption on this meeting constituency. Circumstances had been registered in opposition to Congress staff together with ladies,” he alleged.
Singh additional alleged that the advance finances got here for this constituency within the wake of the 550th start anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.
“However a big a part of those finances had been misappropriated and other people of this constituency had been disenchanted over it,” he alleged.
Punjab Technical Training Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh is lately MLA from Kapurthala seat.
The Congress has once more fielded him from Kapurthala.