Sangrur Lok Sabha bypoll: Low turnout sets tongues wagging in Punjab

Only 29.07 per cent of the electorate cast their vote in the bypoll in Punjab’s Sangrur Lok Sabha constituency. Opposition Congress and SAD (Badal) could not be seen around the polling booths at many places in Dhuri, Sunam and Dirba. Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann appealed to the Election Commission to extend polling time from 6pm to 7pm.
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1 weeks ago

Punjab: All Arrangements Made to Ensure Free, Fair Bypoll in Sangrur, Says...

The Sangrur Lok Sabha seat fell vacant after Bhagwant Mann contested and won from Dhuri assembly segment in the 2022 assembly election. The bypoll will be AAP’s first major electoral battle after it formed the government in Punjab. There are 15,69,240 eligible voters, including 8,30,056 male, 7,39,140 female and 44 transgenders.
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2 weeks ago

16 candidates in fray for Sangrur bypoll

Returning officer Jitendra Jorwal rejected the nomination papers of five contestants. The candidates can withdraw their candidature by June 9. The Lok Sabha seat fell vacant after Bhagwant Mann won the assembly election from Dhuri constituency in Sangrur district and became the chief minister. The AAP has fielded his confidant Gurmail Singh, 38, while death row convict Balwant Singh Rajoana’s foster sister Kamaldeep Kaur.
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4 weeks ago

Billionaire industrialist Kewal Singh Dhillon bets on BJP for second shot at...

Kewal Singh Dhillon was expelled from the Congress for alleged anti-party activities earlier this year. The former Barnala MLA joined the BJP on June 4 and was announced as the Opposition party’s candidate for the candidate for Sangrur Lok Sabha bypoll. The by-election became necessary after Bhagwant Mann was elected from Dhuri in the state polls.
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4 weeks ago

Sangrur braces for brutal LS bypoll as all parties bring out the big guns

AAP's Gurmel Singh, SAD's Simranjit Singh Mann, Akali Dal's Kamaldeep Kaur Rajoana and BJP's Kewal Dhillon. Both the new names have contested, and lost, against Mann before. Congress’s Dalvir Singh ‘Goldy’ lost to Mann from the Dhuri Assembly seat in the recent polls.
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1 months ago