Fatehgarh Sahib : 17 December : Mr Bir Devinder Singh Former Deputy Speaker Punjab announced his candidature to contest Punjab Assembly election from the Fatehgarh Assembly Constituency. Addressing an impressive convention of the youth organized to pledge their support to the candidature of Mr Bir Devinder Singh. Addressing the convention Mr Singh exhorted the youth to get themselves organized and channelize their energies and use them for the growth and development of the Nation. He said that with the Globalisation the youth of the country is facing far greater challenges in all the walks of life. Therefore it is of paramount importance that the youth should be awakened and alive to the challenges they are confronted with. They need to find suitable responses to such challenges, he said.
Unfolding his political agenda, he confirmed that he would contest the next coming Punjab Assembly election from Fatehgarh Sahib, because this area besides being his Birth place, his political grooming has always been blessed and nurtured by the people of this area. He further lamented that after serving the Kharar Assembly constituency under the benevolence advice and guidance of Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi, he felt the need to return to the place of his humble origin i.e. Sirhind Fatehgarh Sahib.
Mr. Bir Devinder Singh said, that while his resolve to contest from Fategarh Sahib is certain but his political options are still open. Though he did not reveal his political strategy for the future but he hinted that the next few days are very crucial for political decision making. While this correspondent questioned him about his joining any political party in the near future, he said things are in the churning pot, something good and positive might emerge soon. So let us wait and allow the things to take proper shape. He parried all further questions on this issue. He called upon the youth to unite and liberate the State of Punjab from the clutches of the thoroughly corrupt polity perpetually nurtured by the Badals.