Untouched Delhi: In its quest for regaining the misplaced political garden within the nationwide Capital, the Congress will secure a folk rally in Tilak Nagar on Sunday in one of the crucial subjects clash via the violence all the way through the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
Delhi Congress prominent Arvinder Singh Good-looking mentioned the development can be held at Tilak Nagar Chowk. He added that it’s going to be the celebration’s first primary political rally on the spot since 1984.
Delhi Congress and BJP leaders showed that through the years deny Congress match took playground close the Chowk for the reason that section is house to a number of households of the sufferers of 1984 riots. The leaders mentioned that citizens introduced boycotts or threatened protests all the way through any match introduced via the celebration there.
Delhi Congress spokesperson Mukesh Sharma mentioned 1000’s of native citizens in addition to surrounding unit leaders are anticipated to take part within the rally. “The Congress is getting support from the Sikhs as the BJP has failed to deliver on multiple fronts as well as the recent ‘sewa’ performed by Rahul Gandhi at the Golden Temple recently. Also, in Lovely we have a popular leader from the community leading the Delhi unit,”mentioned Sharma.
Good-looking mentioned, “This will be the second Congress rally to strengthen the party before the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. We are getting the support of all sections of people in Delhi including the minority communities.”
The Tilak Nagar meeting constituency has been represented via the Aam Aadmi Celebration (AAP) since 2013. Previous, the seat was once represented via the Bharatiya Janata Celebration’s OP Babbar since 1993 when the meeting elections had been held for the primary hour within the Capital. The Congress gained the seat simplest as soon as in 1998.
“We have held nearly 100 public meetings in different areas of Tilak Nagar, including Tilak Nagar Chowk to inform the people about the rally,” mentioned Sharma.
Delhi BJP chief Rajiv Babbar, who contested as BJP candidate from Tilak Nagar constituency in 2020 meeting polls, mentioned the Congress confronted a quantity of resistance from folk in Tilak Nagar constituency the place a massive choice of 1984 riots sufferers keep. “It is the right of every political party to hold rallies and interact with the people. But the Congress does not have any chance in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls because of the extraordinary work by PM Narendra Modi in the last nine years. People will again give all seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi to the BJP,” mentioned Babbar.
Since going through a rout all the way through the 2013 meeting elections, the Congress’s political fortunes in Delhi have nosedived. The celebration has no longer gained a unmarried seat in 2015 and 2020 meeting polls. It additionally fared poorly within the municipal elections with a minute choice of councillors within the wave civic frame.
Atma Singh Lubana, Chairman, Anti-Sikh Rebellion Folk, mentioned: “A large number of families of the victims of anti-Sikh riots stay in Tilak Nagar. If Jagdish Tytler (who has been named as an accused in riots cases) attends the Sunday meeting, the Anti-Sikh Riot Society will strongly protest against it,” mentioned Lubana.