Mohinder Singh Gilzian, President of INOC, USA met with some senior Congress Party Leaders in New Delhi to debrief on his efforts to energize the various Party candidates in their respective election bid in Punjab. As per a report from the INOC office, Gilzian spent almost two months in accompanying the party leader Capt. Amarinder Singh in some of his campaign swings throughout Punjab as well as spent considerable time to help his brother Sangat Singh Gilzian who was running from the Tanda District for an MLA seat in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha elections.
Mohinder Singh Gilzian visited Shri Anand Sharma, a member of the Raj Sabha followed by visits to Shri K. Raju (Chief ST/SC wing of AICC) and Shri Oscar Fernandes (AICC General Secretary). He informed them that the Congress party expectations of victory were very high and the party apparatus was very much in top gear throughout the campaign period. He was very encouraged and pleased with the great response they received from the voters who recalled the great advancement in education, employment, industries and infrastructure by Congress Party under the leadership of Capt. Amarinder Singh. Voters desperately wanted a change from the present regime, and they were very happy that the Congress Party offered an excellent option. The great achievements of Capt. Amarinder Singh was strong and glorious testimony as to his capability, experience and integrity in their favor. He received solid endorsements from voters that the fielded candidates had brilliant credentials.
George Abraham, Chairman and Harbachan Singh, Secretary General of INOC, USA noted that the President’s efforts were augmented by the visit of Tejinder Singh Gill Sr. Vice President who also visited Punjab in the last few days of the campaign. He too traveled to several areas of Punjab and lent his support to Congress party candidates to boost their victory. Tejinder Singh Gill stated that the voters appreciated his traveling from New York to give them confidence and reassurance that better days are yet to come under the Congress Party administration.
INOC, USA had been actively helping in all legitimate ways to support the Congress Party initiative in Punjab. The election results are scheduled to be released on March 11, 2017. The mood is indeed upbeat in the Congress Party camp.
INOC, USA President with AICC spokesperson and Deputy Chairman of Foreign Affairs and MP Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma, AICC Secretary Oscar Fernandez and AICC SC/ST Chief of AICC section K. Raju