Cine star-turned-politician Vinod Khanna, who is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Gurdaspur, on Sunday said a Narendra Modi wave is sweeping the country and India will soon witness a renaissance.
With the drug menace becoming a major poll issue in Punjab, state Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa on Friday said if he is re-elected from the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat, he would seek death penalty for drug dealers and smugglers.
Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa Tuesday said BJPs prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had no magic wand to lift the sinking fortunes of Akali Dal-BJP candidates in Lok Sabha polls in the state.
Actor-turned-BJP candidate from the Gurdaspur constituency Vinod Khanna on Friday launched a scathing attack on the Congress party, saying it does not even deserve to sit in the opposition on account of various scams.
Three candidates in Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency were Thursday issued showcause notices for violating Model Code of Conduct by organising rallies without taking prior permission from the Election Commission.
The Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday announced nine candidates for Lok Sabha including actor-turned-politician Vinod Khanna from Gurdaspur in Punjab and Ram Swaroop Sharma from Mandi in Himachal Pradesh.
Show cause notices were issued to four leaders, including Punjab Agriculture Minister Sucha Singh Langha and Aam Aadmi Party candidate Such Singh Chottepur, for allegedly violating model code of conduct in the district.