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Sadique’s ex-duet partner pulls crowds

The Tribune 2017-01-11 02:02:00
POLL BUZZ Former singer Ranjeet Kaur campaigns for Congress nominee Mohammad Sadique (L) in Jaito on Wednesday.Faridkot: It’s a reunion of sorts for Mohammad Sadique and Ranjeet Kaur, two Punjabi singers who used to perform together. Ranjeet is among the star campaigners for Sadique, who is contesting from Jaito on the Congress ticket. “Ranjeet flew from London on January 3 and will stay here till the election day,” says Suraj Bhardwaj, son-in-law of Bhadaur MLA Sadique. “If you elect Sadiqueji as MLA, I promise that we will organise a show in Jaito and sing duets again,” Ranjeet said at a meeting. — Balwant Garg Notice to AAP over ‘religious’ calendar  Hoshiarpur: The DDPO-cum-returning officer of Sham Churasi, Dinesh Kumar Vashisht, issued a notice for poll code violation to Dr Ravjot Singh, AAP candidate, on Wednesday. The Tribune had reported that he was seen distributing calendars with Guru Ravidass’ pictures among residents of Dholbaha area. TNS Nine AAP leaders join Akali Dal  Fatehgarh Sahib/Jalandhar: Nine AAP leaders from Sanaur joined the SAD in the presence of party chief Sukhbir Badal and MP Prem Singh Chandumajra on Tuesday. Among those who switched over was Prem Singh (Sanaur intellectual cell president). In Jalandhar, Congress leader Rajwinder Lucky on Wednesday switched over to AAP.  TNS SAD leader back in Congress  Patiala: Former minister Hamir Singh Ghagga, who had joined the SAD in 2005, on Wednesday returned to the Congress. He was expelled from the Congress in 2002 by Capt Amarinder Singh on disciplinary grounds prior to the Assembly elections.  tns