Punjab Bypolls: Manpreet Singh Ayali, SAD-BJP’s joint candidate from Dakha Assembly constituency, has filed his nomination for the forthcoming by-elections. on Monday, Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal announced that he would be SAD-BJP joint candidate for Dakha. The by-elections are scheduled to be held on October 21 and counting will be done on October 24.
Senior SAD leader and spokesperson Dr Daljit Singh Cheema said Ayali started his political journey from Ayali Khurd village and became president of the village cooperative society. Subsequently, he was elected as the post village head (Sarpanch). Also, he was elected as Zila Parishad member on the SAD ticket in 2008 and he soon became the chairman of Zila Parishad, Ludhiana.