The City Headlines
Ludhiana, February 10
The Bhartiya Janta Party has tried a new tactic in Punjab to attract the Sikh voters of the state.
The party has started putting up different posters in Ludhiana of Prime Minister Narendra Modi wearing a turban to attract the Sikh vote bank.
The posters claim that only BJP can bring development in the city and the state of Punjab.
When the farm laws were enacted, a majority of the people belonging to the agriculture sector of Punjab, protested against the Bhartiya Janta Party. One of the oldest allies of BJP in Punjab- Shiromani Akali Dal also broke the alliance.
After a long agitation, that lasted for more than a year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi repealed the farm laws. Now, ahead of the Assembly elections, Bhartiya Janta Party is trying to win Sikh voters’ trust and has found a new way for it.
BJP leaders are putting up posters in their constituencies with a picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi wearing a turban to attract Sikh voters.
On January 8, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also addressed a virtual rally in Ludhiana and Fatehgarh Sahib. He started his speech in Punjabi. He also spoke of saving Punjab and its Punjabiyat.