Punjab polls: Actual property, liquor barons to slug it out in Mohali


With Friday being the final day for withdrawing candidature for the Punjab meeting elections, the battle of ballots in Mohali district has come right down to 40 candidates, six of whom are actual property and liquor barons.

On Friday, 4 candidates withdrew their nominations, leaving 9 candidates in fray from Mohali, 17 from Kharar and 14 from Dera Bassi – the three meeting constituencies in Mohali district.

Amongst them are 4 actual property moguls and two liquor barons, all faces of distinguished events, making an attempt their luck for a seat within the Punjab Meeting.

Proprietor of Janta Land Promoters Restricted, having initiatives in Mohali, Ludhiana and Himachal Pradesh, Kulwant Singh, 60, is Aam Aadmi Social gathering’s candidate from Mohali. A former mayor, with property value 250 crore, he’s the wealthiest of all candidates in Punjab.

Two-time SAD MLA NK Sharma, 51, is as soon as once more contesting from Dera Bassi. He owns the NK Sharma realty group that has numerous business and residential initiatives in Mohali district, primarily Zirakpur, and has property value 22.65 crore.

One other distinguished title in realty in Mohali, Ranjit Singh Gill, 57, with property value 74 crore, is SAD’s candidate from Kharar. Gill is the managing director of Gillco Group that has established residential, business, leisure and academic initiatives throughout the district.

BJP nominee from Dera Bassi Sanjeev Khanna, 56, is into the true property enterprise within the constituency. With private property value 36 crore, he owns Shikar Property and Builders in Zirakpur and numerous residential housing initiatives.

The liquor barons from the district are each from the Congress – get together’s fourth-time decide for Mohali Balbir Singh Sidhu and Kharar nominee Vijay Kumar Sharma.

Three-time Mohali MLA, Sidhu, 62, who owns property value 45 crore, is a companion in Distinctive Wine Firm, which controls a number of liquor retailers within the area.

Vijay Kumar Sharma, 61, who can also be the chairman of the Mohali District Planning Board has shares in round 15 liquor vends in Mohali and Chandigarh.

A total of 40 candidates will fight the Punjab assembly elections for the three seats in Mohali district. (HT)
A complete of 40 candidates will combat the Punjab meeting elections for the three seats in Mohali district. (HT)

4 go away contest

On the final day to withdraw nominations on Friday, three impartial candidates from Kharar and one other from Dera Bassi backed out from the competition.

The candidates from Kharar are Ravina, Sachin Sharma, and Kulwinder Singh, who stated he might be supporting Congress candidate Vijay Kumar Sharma. In Dera Bassi, impartial candidate Karam Singh determined to not contest the elections.


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