Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) Chief Gurnam Singh Chaduni who’s leading the farmers’ protest towards three agricultural laws said on Monday that he’s not going to contest the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections. Though as part of Mission Punjab, he’s networking with people throughout the state who themselves inside their very own party limitations would contest within the subsequent polls. He additional claimed that the Mission Punjab is all about attracting new individuals because the politicians and different political events are plundering the nation.
Chaduni’s assertion got here after he attended a gathering with United Kisan Morcha chief Surjit Singh Phool and numerous different district heads of farmers unions at Dera Kar Seva Gurdwara in district Karnal, Haryana amid Farmers agitation. The farmer our bodies of Haryana are planning for a Parliament march on the event of Constitution Day (November 26) marking one 12 months of farm’ protest.
Punjab Assembly elections
Punjab is all geared for Assembly polls that are scheduled to be held in 2022. In the Assembly polls of 2017, an absolute majority within the state was established by Congress by successful 77 seats and ousted the SAD-BJP authorities after 10 years. And by successful 20 seats, Aam Aadmi Party emerged because the second-largest party in 117-member Punjab Legislative Assembly. While solely 15 seats have been gained by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the BJP secured 3 seats.