It's experienced versus debutants in Sangrur

It's experienced versus debutants in Sangrur

Tribune News Service

Parvesh Sharma

Sangrur, January 14

In the Sangrur Assembly segment, both AAP and SAD have relied on fresh faces, who have not contested the elections before. But the Congress and the BJP are likely to give tickets to experienced politicians, making the fight interesting.

Fresh challenge

AAP and SAD have fielded fresh faces Narinder Kaur Bharaj and Winnerjit Singh Goldy in Sangrur. Congress local MLA Vijay Inder Singla and BJP’s Arvind Khanna are likely to get ticket.

But AAP candidate Narinder Kaur Bharaj and SAD’s Winnerjit Singh Goldy are well known in the constituency as both have been active in politics for past many years. A B.Tech and MBA, Goldy is known for his proximity with party president Sukhbir Badal and has been actively involved for helping area residents for last many years. Goldy is mainly focusing on public issues, including lack of basic amenities and corruption, grabbing the attention of voters.

“Though it’s my first election, indirectly I have been active politically for past many years. I am offering what I would do for my area after becoming the MLA,” said Goldy.

Bharaj has done LLB and has been known for her oratory skills had worked for her party during 2017 MLA and 2019 Member parliament elections. “My hoardings are being damaged by rivals. But this will dent my confidence and campaign,” said Bharaj.

From Congress local MLA and Cabinet Minister Vijay Inder Singla and from BJP Arvind Khanna are likely to get ticket. Supporters of Khanna said he would reach Sangrur soon while Singla has already pressed his son Mohil, daughter Gauri and wife into political activity. “My all family has been working for the development of Sangrur constituency and we have brought unprecedented development to area,” said Singla.

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