Punjab state minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday hailed victory of Sunil Jakhar in Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll , saying that the latter’s triumph is the best Diwali gift for future Congress president Rahul Gandhi.
Jakhar defeated BJP’s Swarn Salaria by margin of 1, 93, 219 votes.
“This is a beautiful Diwali gift, packed with a red ribbon, for our would be party president Rahul Gandhi,” Navjot Sidhu said.
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh also congratulated Suunil Jakhar for his impressive win.
"Congratulations to @sunilkjakhar ji for his impressive win in Gurdaspur bypoll, it's a victory for @INCPunjab policies & development agenda," Amarinder tweeted.