Friday, October 18, 2019
ADVT 
India

'Gangster' Joining Congress Shows Party Is Desperate To Win Lok Sabha Polls: SAD

Darpan News Desk IANS, 08 Apr, 2019
  • 'Gangster' Joining Congress Shows Party Is Desperate To Win Lok Sabha Polls: SAD

The SAD has accused the Congress of backing alleged gangsters in the state to win the general election by hook or by crook.

 

An alleged gangster joined the Congress last week and the local leaders have termed it a desperate bid by the Congress to win the election.


The SAD said: “A turncoat Congress leader is said to be behind the move of making the gangsters join the party.”


Sources in the intelligence said the alleged gangster who joined the Congress carried a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head. “This is how a politico-gangster nexus hurts the police and society,” said a senior officer.


Alleged gangster Randeep Singh Kharoud hails from Baran in Sanaur and is facing attempt to murder, arms and robbery cases.


He had been desperate to join politics for the past three years. Earlier an AAP supporter, he was sidelined by Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi after his name cropped up in many criminal cases.


Reacting to media report, Congress's Patiala candidate Preneet Kaur said she would show the door to such criminals and that the Congress had no place for such goons. “We have zero tolerance for such criminals joining politics,” she said.


Reacting to the development, SAD leader Bikram Majithia said the “politics and gangster nexus” would not help the Congress. “The Congress should be careful not to get involved with gangsters,” he added.


Meanwhile, intelligence agencies say there are reports of around 10 alleged gangsters desperately trying to join a political party.

MORE India ARTICLES

Woman Surfing Facebook Comes Across Profile Of Son Missing For 8 Years

Woman Surfing Facebook Comes Across Profile Of Son Missing For 8 Years

The boy was missing since January 26, 2011 after he left his home without informing anyone. His mother had filed a police complaint then but the boy remained untraced.

 

Woman Surfing Facebook Comes Across Profile Of Son Missing For 8 Years

Mayawati Does Not Give Party Tickets Without Taking Money: Maneka Gandhi

Mayawati Does Not Give Party Tickets Without Taking Money: Maneka Gandhi

Maneka Gandhi, who is contesting from Sultanpur parliamentary constituency, also accused the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister of not being loyal to anyone.

Mayawati Does Not Give Party Tickets Without Taking Money: Maneka Gandhi

Navjot Kaur Sidhu Disappointed Over Denial Of Congress Ticket

Navjot Kaur Sidhu Disappointed Over Denial Of Congress Ticket

The Congress has nominated four-time parliamentarian and former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal for the seat.

Navjot Kaur Sidhu Disappointed Over Denial Of Congress Ticket

18-Year-Old Delhi Biker Killed After Chinese 'Manja' Slits His Throat

18-Year-Old Delhi Biker Killed After Chinese 'Manja' Slits His Throat

Timarpur, North Delhi, Delhi: The incident happened on Monday around 2.30 pm when Ravi Kumar, a resident of Yograj Colony in Gandhi Vihar area, was out on his bike to buy cooler grass pads from a nearby market, they said.

18-Year-Old Delhi Biker Killed After Chinese 'Manja' Slits His Throat

VIDEO: Bhagwant Mann Asks People To Donate Money So That He Can Contest Poll

VIDEO: Bhagwant Mann Asks People To Donate Money So That He Can Contest Poll

Apparently short of funds to contest the general election, Punjab AAP chief and Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann has sought financial aid from people.

VIDEO: Bhagwant Mann Asks People To Donate Money So That He Can Contest Poll

WATCH: Taliban Lash 2 Women for Attending Music Party in Noristan Province, Afghanistan

WATCH: Taliban Lash 2 Women for Attending Music Party in Noristan Province, Afghanistan

Taliban’s leaders in Qatar tells U.S. Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad that they are no longer “the old Taliban” but the video has raised fresh question over the issue.

WATCH: Taliban Lash 2 Women for Attending Music Party in Noristan Province, Afghanistan