Simranjit Singh Mann, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) candidate who gained the bypoll from Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann’s dwelling turf Sangrur, attributed his victory to extremist chief Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and stated he would increase the problems of “Indian Military’s atrocities in Kashmir” in parliament.
Mr Mann, who defeated the Aam Aadmi Celebration, or AAP, candidate, stated he would additionally flag the “killing of tribal individuals in Bihar and Chhattisgarh calling them Naxalites”.
The Congress expressed, with celebration spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala tweeting. “Democracy misplaced immediately in Sangrur”. “Punjab cannot be pushed again within the blind alley of violence and terrorism. If what’s reported is true, Democracy misplaced immediately in Sangrur,” tweeted Mr Surjewala.
Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill tweeted, “Results of Sangrur, Punjab bypolls should function an alarm bell for all of the stakeholders of Punjab.”
Results of Sangrur, Punjab bypolls should function an alarm bell for all of the stakeholders of Punjab.
— Jaiveer Shergill (@JaiveerShergill) June 26, 2022
“The mandate given by individuals is all the time supreme and this time it has tipped in favour of Simranjit Singh Mann. Nevertheless, Mann’s ideology has confirmed poisonous for Punjab and our nation previously. His Khalistani agenda is a menace to the peace and integrity of Punjab and nation,” tweeted Congress’s Ravneet Singh Bittu.
The mandate given by individuals is all the time supreme & this time it has tipped in favour of Simranjit Singh Mann. Nevertheless, Mann’s ideology has confirmed poisonous for Punjab & our Nation previously. His Khalistani agenda is a menace to the peace & integrity of Punjab & Nation.
— Ravneet Singh Bittu (@RavneetBittu) June 26, 2022
“It’s a win of our celebration employees and of the teachings that Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale has given,” Mr Mann stated after his victory immediately, invoking the Sikh extremist non secular chief reportedly backed by Pakistan’s espionage company Inter-Companies Intelligence, or ISI.
“The Sikh group may be very upset with the loss of life of Deep Singh Sidhu and Sidhu Moose Wala and now the Indian authorities won’t behave in the identical method that it’s behaving with the Muslims, like their localities are being questioned, just like the Indian Military is committing atrocities in Kashmir and killing Muslims each day,” he was quoted as saying by information company ..
“The tribal individuals in Bihar and Chhattisgarh are being shot lifeless calling them Naxalites. I’ll meet the candidate who’s contesting for the presidential ballot and talk about this,” Mr Mann stated.
Mr Mann beat his AAP rival Gurmail Singh by a margin of over 5,800 votes from the Sangrur seat, pushing AAP out of the Lok Sabha.
The 77-year-old is a former MP and the president of Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) – not associated to the bigger Shiromani Akali Dal. He was final elected from the identical seat in 1999.