January 20, 2016 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Amritsar: The Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) today declared Ravinder Singh Brahmpura as the party’s candidate for upcoming Khadoor Sahib byelection. Bypoll in Khadoor Sahib is scheduled to be held on February 13, 2016.
Ravinder Singh Brahmpura is the son of sitting SAD MP from Khadoor Sahib Parliament Constituency Ranjit Singh Brahmpura who had lost the 2012 Assembly Election to Congress’ first time candidate Ramanjit Singh Sikki.
The announcement regarding Ravinder Brahampura’s candidature was made by Punjab deputy CM Sukhbir Badal in Amritsar.
“We are all set to take part in this election. Development of the people as well the state has always been our agenda. The same goes for this bypoll or the Punjab assembly elections scheduled to take place in 2017. Whosoever comes as congress candidate, we are ready to face it”, said Sukhbir.
SAD (Badal) president termed the Congress party as the main opponent in the state and ruled out any possible threat from the Aam Aadmi Party.
Notably the Khadoor Sahib seat had feel vacant when Congress party MLA Ramandeep Singh Sikki had resigned from his post after an incident of Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib had taken place in a village falling under his constituency.
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Related Topics: Khadoor Sahib By-election 2016, Punjab Politics, Ravinder Singh Brahampura, Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal), Sukhbir Badal