Tribune News Service
Ropar, January 7
The SAD right now introduced candidates for 15 wards within the city. There are 21 wards within the Ropar municipal council. SAD spokesman and former Cabinet minister Daljit Singh Cheema stated the names of remaining six candidates can be introduced shortly.
In the final elections, SAD’s Paramjit Singh Makkar was elected MC president after the celebration contested 13 seats and registered victory in 9. Its then ally BJP, which contested remaining eight seats, had received three wards.
This time, the celebration has fielded a number of of its former councillors or their family members. Manjinder Singh Dhanoa and Kulwant Singh, ex-councillors from ward quantity 6 and 16, respectively, have been fielded once more from their wards, whereas ex-president Paramjit Singh Makkar’s spouse has been fielded from ward quantity 5. Similarly, spouses or family members of former councillors have been given the ticket from ward numbers 3, 15, 17 and 19.
Cheema stated the SAD would repeat its victory within the elections as no growth works could possibly be began after the Congress authorities took over in 2017. He stated the state authorities was bent upon promoting land of the Ropar (*15*) Plant and had requested residents of the facility colony to shift.
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- AAP chief and LoP Harpal Singh Cheema on Thursday stated CM Capt Amarinder Singh and Congress state chief Sunil Jakhar had been planning to rig the MC polls
- “Why does Jakhar intervene in authorities schemes and coverage making? Capt Amarinder ought to reply as to why leaders rejected by public are concerned in authorities work,” he stated