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JJ Singh not to contest poll from other seats

CHANDIGARH: Putting all speculations to an end, the former leader of Army General JJ Singh made it clear on Monday that he would not be contesting the Lok Sabha elections from another parliamentary constituency after stepping down as SAD (Taksali) candidate from Khadoor Sahib Lok Sabha seat.

General JJ Singh (retd.), who had additionally served as governor of Arunachal Pradesh, said that it was once his decision to step down in beef up of Punjab Democratic Alliance(PDA) candidate Paramjeet Kaur Khalra with an aim to throw out Congress and SAD from Punjab after their 70-year long rule. He said that he was once not working after any position and Khadoor Sahib was once a sacred land for him as his ancestors had lived there way back.

“We made correction in our strategy and the day gone by I met SAD (Taksali) president Ranjit Singh Brahmpura to put across both Khalra should step down or contest from another Lok Sabha seat, else I'm ready to step down,” he said, including there was once no knowledge in preventing with each other and divert from the collective aim of each the parties. Finally, it was once made up our minds that he should step down in larger public pastime, said the former leader of Army, including, “one should not bounce into well by way of last one’s eyes.” He had earlier misplaced the 2017 meeting elections from Patiala on SAD ticket to now Punjab leader minister Captain Amarinder Singh. Later General JJ Singh (retd.) had resigned from the SAD to join the SAD(Taksali) earlier this 12 months.

Seeking beef up for Khalra, General JJ Singh (retd.) said that her husband was once a human rights activist and had made large contribution to the society. At the similar time, he additionally clarified, “But my contribution is no much less as I've additionally commanded the Army. I am not leaving the combat field, however my aim is much larger to finish those each the political parties (Congress and SAD) in Punjab.” Political landscape was once different in February when Brahmpura had asked him to contest Lok Sabha election from his Khadoor Sahib seat, said the former leader of Army. But he said that he feel sorry about that slowly the political landscape changed and Khalra was once introduced and the SAD(Taksali), a breakaway faction of the SAD, could not have alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). “Had I got a chance to contest elections, I might have proven the people how leaders should lead for the general public reason,” he added.

He additionally appealed to other applicants that they should practice his example and should step down in beef up of the opposite genuine applicants in larger public pastime to throw out other parties from energy who're simply desirous about filling their own wallet. To a query as to why he had quit the SAD, he responded, “everyone makes errors. I noticed it after the Justice Ranjit Singh Commission exposed SAD’s position in sacrilege and police firing instances.” He additionally identified that the election fee should not have ordered exchange of SIT member IG Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh probing sacrilege and police firing instances on SAD’s request just because “any individual was once feeling the warmth and was once afraid.”

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