Ex-minister Sher Singh Gagowal’s grandson eyes Congress ticket from Maur

Ex-minister Sher Singh Gagowal’s grandson eyes Congress ticket from Maur

Tribune News Service

Bathinda, January 9

Former minister Sher Singh Gagowal’s grandson Maninder Singh Sekhon recently held a show of strength by organising a rally in Maur Mandi. Sekhon’s supporters urged the Congress high command to give him a party ticket from here.

While addressing the gathering, Sekhon said sarpanches and workers had increased the number of votes in Bathinda parliamentary constituency of Congress candidate Amrinder Singh Raja Warring during the 2019 General Elections by nearly 5,600 votes, but some leaders insulted them as well.

This is the first time that the sarpanches affiliated to the Congress had to stage a dharna in their own government, said Sekhon.

Sekhon said whether he gets the ticket or not, he would at the service of people in Maur Assembly segment.

Gamdur Singh, a former sarpanch, said Gagowal family has been associated with the Congress from three generations and has always supported party activists.

He said those who had left the Congress to join the Shiromani Akali Dal have been asking for the party ticket today.

A few days ago, Gagowal’s daughter-in-law Gurpreet Kaur Gagowal had held a rally and sought a Congress ticket from Mansa.

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