Punjab assembly elections results: Celebrations break out at AAP camps in Mohali and Chandigarh
Celebrations started from early in the morning at Aam Aadmi Party’s office in Sector 79, as its Mohali candidate Kulwant Singh gained an early lead; he eventually won by beating Congress’ Balbir Sidhu
Celebrations started from early in the morning at Aam Aadmi Party’s office in Sector 79, as its Mohali candidate Kulwant Singh gained an early lead. He eventually won by beating Congress’ Balbir Sidhu.
The rejoicing intensified throughout the day as the final results came to the fore and AAP won with a thumping majority. Hundreds of supporters who had gathered outside the party office celebrated the win by dancing to the beats of bhangra and bursting firecrackers. Roads leading to the office were jam packed throughout the day with SUVs and tractors. Even Kulwant joined the supporters for a while.
In other parts of the city as well, supporters took out rallies in neighbourhoods and waved AAP flags in a show of victory. The supporters said that the people of Punjab have voted AAP into power in view of the development work carried out by them in Delhi. “People know that this party has worked for people in Delhi and now they will also serve the people here,” said Sonu Kumar, an AAP supporter outside the office.
“People have voted for change and we are hopeful that AAP will keep their promises,” said another supporter Deepak Sagar.
Supports laud Kejri, Mann
Joyous scenes were also witnessed outside AAP’s state and city headquarters in Sector 39, Chandigarh. Hordes of party supporters and workers started assembling at the office, as the early trends indicated a huge majority. In the background of the party’s election themed music, party workers watched the live telecast of news coverage of the election results, on a giant screen put up outside the office.
With big-wigs of rival parties losing to greenhorns of AAP, the crowd started raising slogans cheering the party and its leaders, particularly supremo and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and CM nominee Bhagwant Mann. Raghav Chadha, the party’s state co-incharge, also addressed the supporters at the office.