The SAD-BJP candidate for Lok Sabha elections from Gurdaspur, Sunny Deol today filed his nomination papers at the office of District Election Officer Vipul Ujwal flanked by the senior leadership of SAD and BJP. The union minister Dr Jatinder Singh, General B K Singh, Satpal Singh, Vijay Sampla, Haryana FM Captain Abhimanyu, Sunny Deol's younger brother and actor Bobby Deol, BJP State President Shwet Malik, Ex President Kamal Sharma, Ashwani Sharma, former Deputy Speaker Punjab Nirmal Singh Kahlon, alliance candidate from Amritsar Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina, BJP Leader Swaran Salaria, akali Dal district president Gurbachan Singh Babbehali and a large number of leaders were present. Addressing the massive rally, after filing nomination papers, Sunny Deol said that he had not come to make promises but to associate with the people of Punjab. He said he would work hard to win so that not only Punjab but entire country can progress. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi too wants the Punjab to prosper and hence all the demands of Gurdaspur residents will be fulfilled.
Striking emotional chord with the masses he said that when he was given ticket for Gurdaspur his father actor Dharmender said that Sunny you should accept the opportunity for the sake of his love for Punjab. He made an earnest appeal to peopls to join his movement .Former Lok Sabha member and recently inducted in SAD seasoned politician Jagmeet Brar said that the Deol family has special bonding with Punjab. Owing to the strong family background Sunny will get landslide victory in the polls. Reacting to an insulting remark made by Captain Amarinder Singh against Sunny Deol, Jagmeet Brar said while the cM Punjab drubs himself as a Fauji he should explain about the antecedents of his Pakistani female friend, who is possibly an ISI agent and ensure that she is not sending India's secrets to Pakistan. Instead this makes Captain a traitor and not Fauji, Brar added. He said that formed MP Vinod Khanna and actor Dharmender are the true sons of Punjab's soils. He said that PM Narendra Modi has proven that neither someone is sharper nor someone is kinder than him.Late MP Vinod Khanna's wife Kavita Khanna said that the way people of Gurdaspur assured victory of Khanna, they would instill the same belief in Sunny Deol. Besides her, BJP president Shwet Malik, BJP Mahila Morcha president Renu Thapar, Lakhvir Singh Lodhinangal,BJP general secretary Praveen Bansal, Sujanpur MLA Dinesh Babbu, too addressed the rally.