BJP sounds trumpet for Lok Sabha polls in Punjab

Sounding the election trumpet in Punjab for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday held a public rally in Patiala as part of the party’s nationwide celebrations on the completion of nine years of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government. The rally presided over by the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister, Mansukh Mandaviya, saw the presence of state party President Ashwani Sharma and Vice- President Jai Inder Kaur, daughter of two-time Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. However, Singh was conspicuously absent from the rally in his hometown. Addressing the rally, Mandaviya said the mood of people of Patiala has been made clear with this huge gathering as public were impressed by the pro-people policies of the Central government. “The people of Patiala are clearly going to vote and support the BJP in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.”