Amritsar, Apr 6 UNI | 4 months ago

Scores of morning walkers at the historic and picturesque Company Bagh here today greeted senior Congress leader and party candidate from Amritsar Capt Amarinder Singh as he took a walk around the place.

They wished him good luck for his election assuring him their support.

A number of people from a cross section of society stopped him during the walk telling him about various problems they faced and issues prevailing in the state in general and Amritsar city in particular. They also assured their support to him. During his walk Capt Singh also came across the BJP candidate Arun Jaitley. They stopped after seeing each other and exchanged courtesies.

The people who met him included doctors, teachers, lawyers, industrialists, traders, students, sportspersons and children. A group of sweepers also met Capt Amarinder assuring him their support.

Some of the government employees complained to him that they had not been paid their salaries for last three months. An industrialist disclosed that a significant number of industries had shut down from Amritsar, he added.

(Posted on 06-04-2014)