Panchayat polls

Badals’ kin loses from native village; Sidhu Moosewala’s mother wins

MUKSTAR/MANSA: Former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s relative lost from the Badals’ native village in Mukstar while popular singer Sidhu Moosewala’s mother Charan Kaur won the sarpanch election from Moosa village in Mansa district with 702 votes.

Badals’ kin loses from native village; Sidhu Moosewala’s mother wins

Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala campaigns for his mother at Moosa village in Mansa district. File photo

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Tribune News Service
Mukstar/Mansa, December 30

Former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s relative lost from the Badals’ native village in Mukstar while popular singer Sidhu Moosewala’s mother Charan Kaur won the sarpanch election from Moosa village in Mansa district with 702 votes.

Congress-backed, Jabarjang ‘Mukha’ defeated Badals’ relative Udayveer Dhillon.

The village was declared general after 10 years. The Badal family and their relatives had come today to cast their votes. Even the relatives of Badals had campaigned for Udayveer.

Exact margin was not known yet, but it is said to be of more than 300 votes.

Moosewala had actively campaigned for his mother. He was seen seeking blessings from elders and asking villagers to vote for his mother for the development of the village.

Sidhu Moosewala had said they were fighting the election on the issue of development of the village.

He said they were against the distribution of liquor and drugs during the poll campaign and instead would fight against drugs.

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