Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister and SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal today thanked his constituents for standing with him and handing out a resounding victory to him from Jalalabad assembly constituency.
In a statement here, the SAD President said he was overwhelmed by the love and affection bestowed upon him by the people of Jalalabad. "I will always strive to repay this affection to the best of my ability", he said.
Mr Badal also thanked the people for rejecting the negative propaganda unleashed by his opponents. He said besides attempts to evoke hatred against him, an effort was also made to incite violence in the constituency. "I am grateful to my electorate for snubbing such elements and extending their whole hearted support to me".
The Deputy CM also thanked the electorate for rewarding development. "My victory sends out a clear signal that development always pays in the long run. I take this opportunity to assure my constituents that I will continue to work wholeheartedly for their welfare and strive to get further needed development done in the constituency".