Moga, May 1 UNI | 3 months ago

About 70.03 per cent voting was recorded in the Faridkot Lok sabha constituency yesterday. Though by afternoon there was 54 per cent voting in all nine assembly segments- Moga, Dharamkot, Baghapurana, Nihalsingh wala, Kotkapura, Jaitu, Faridkot, Gidderbaha and Rampura Phul.

Polling was brisk in rural areas since early morning and in urban areas in the afternoon.

Acording to official information available from the returning officer Mhammad tayyeb, DC Faridkot at about 2130 hrs late beause of non-availability of the polling percentage of Nihal singh wala and Faridkot segments,the maximum polling percentage was recorded in Gidderbaha i.e. 79.98 per cent followed by 74.17 per cent in Jaitu. Moga recorded 60 per cent, Baghapurana 70.72 per cent, Dharamkot 68 per cent, Kotkapuira 72.50, Rampura Phul 73.8 per cent, Nihal singh wala 65.08 per cent and Faridkot 70.87 per cent.

According to another information Chotian thoba village booth recorded the Maximum number 84 per cent votes.

Though 19 candidates were in the fray but the real contest was among three candidates - Joginder Singh, SAD sitting MP Bibi paramjit Kaur Gulshan and AAP Candidate Sadhu Singh. During the poll yesterday afternoon it was found that the real contest was between the Congress and AAP and SAD was not seen anywhere in Moga district and Faridkot town surroundings. MORE UNI XC SY VN1449 NNNN c:usersuserdesktopunicommond1DR51.html ************************************************************************

The most interesting thing of Faridkot Lok Sabha constituency was that there three women candidates with similar names Paramjit Kaur were in the fray. Another important feature was that all three major candidate residing in the same ward no. 10 of Faridkot town and they are the voters of the same polling booth. Another important thing was that the contesting candiates Joginder singh, AAP.

Sadhu singh, and SAD Bibi Paramjit kaur Gulshan voted at the same time.

Sitting MP Paramjit Kaur Gulshan claimed that the supporters were full of enthusiasm and she was very much hopeful of winning the election. On the other hand congress and AAP candidate also hoped for victory.

The common people obsersved that leaders of both Congress and SAD-BJP always promised to make Moga an industrial hub and develop Faridkot like Paris. But all there promises never materialised and people especially Faridkot people were angry and critical of MP Paramjit Kaur Gulhan and SAD MLA Deep Malhotra as well as Avtar Singh Brar.

(Posted on 01-05-2014)