New Delhi : Before the assembly elections in Punjab, the Congress party has suffered another major setback. Guru Har Sahay MLA and former state minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Gurmeet Singh Sodhi joined the BJP in the presence of Union Ministers Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Bhupendra Yadav. After joining BJP’s hand, Gurmeet Singh Sodhi said, ‘I have taken this decision for the betterment of Punjab. Only PM Modi and BJP can save Punjab.
Gurmeet Singh Sodhi said, ‘Congress has put the security of the state and communal peace at stake. The secular image of Congress is now completely destroyed. This mutual fight in Congress is creating dangerous situation for Punjab.
Who is Gumreet Singh Sodhi ?
Rana Gurmeet Singh is considered one of the veteran leaders of Punjab. Gurmeet Singh has won the assembly elections four times in a row. Gurmeet Singh was elected MLA in the year 2002. After this Gurmeet Singh Sodhi also managed to register victory in the 2007, 2012 and 2017 assembly elections. In 2018, Gurmeet Singh was also made the Chief Whip from the Congress party. Gurmeet Singh, 67, has been active in politics since 1973. Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi has also been a part of the Indian Youth Congress. While being a member of the Indian Youth Congress, Rana Gurmeet Singh raised the issues of sports and education prominently.