Bikram Majithia slams Rahul Gandhi

Akali Minister Bikram Singh Majithia filed his nomination papers from the Majitha Assembly seat .
The value of total assets declared by him in his papers is Rs 11.89 crore, which is slightly higher than previous Assembly elections, when these were pegged at Rs 11.21 crore. His annual income was about Rs 35.57 lakh in 2015-16. He has also taken a little over Rs two lakh loan. The value of his total agriculture land stands at Rs 6.2 crore. As per details of his movable and immovable assets over 28 acre was procured at Rania village in Sirsa in 2007 at Rs 19.85 lakh, whose value rose to Rs 4.96 crore. It also includes Rs 6.50 lakh worth Fat Boy model 2013 make Harley Davidson. Over five acre was purchased in Mohammadpura village in Sirsa in 2004-06, which is worth Rs 1 crore today. He also bought 2.11 kanal in Majitha village in 2010.

Returning officer Damanjot Singh Mann accepted his nomination papers. In a statement to the media he termed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s description of his party symbol as palm of Guru Nanak Dev a sacrilege. He added that the Congress leaders had invariably hurt feelings of Sikhs.
Earlier, he was accompanied by a serpentine queue of vehicles from historic Gurdwara Guru Ke Ber at Mattewal village during his road show.The Shiromani Akali Dal and Punjab Revenue minister Bikram Majithia described as “shocking in the extreme and unpardonable ” the Congress leader Rahul Gandhi ‘s statement , in which he had drawn a comparison between the “killer Hand of the Congress party and the holiest image of Gur Nanak Dev ji’s hand of benevolence as depicted in many paintings of the great Guru.

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