CHANDIGARH: Television actress and Bigg Boss 13 contestant Shahnaz Gill’s father Santokh Singh Sukh joined Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday. Sukh is among several other leaders of Congress, SAD, AAP and BSP who joined the BJP at a function organised at the state headquarters of BJP in Chandigarh.
State General Secretary Jeevan Gupta, Dr. Subhash Sharma, Rajesh Bagha, Dayal Singh Sodhi were also present on this occasion. BJP state president Ashwini Sharma shared this information.
Sukh had contested assembly elections in 2014 and Lok Sabha elections in 2019 from Khadoor Sahib seat.
According to Jeevan Gupta, apart from Santokh Sukh, former Youth Congress Secretary Viresh Shandilya (Mohali), former Youth Congress secretary and former Sarpanch Jaspal Singh Sherry (Fatehgarh Sahib), Shri Chamkaur Sahib’s former Vidhan Sabha in-charge Gurdarshan Singh (Mohali). Rupnagar), Gurpreet Singh (Rupnagar), former Vidhan Sabha in-charge (Shri Chamkaur Sahib) of SAD youth wing and independent from Block Committee Barsalpur, Bhag Singh (Rupnagar), senior BSP worker, Rupinderjit Singh, chairman of Sangat Sahara Welfare Club Sangat Mandi (Bathinda) have joined the BJP.
Gill and her father share a bittersweet relationship. Few months back, when Gill was in Chandigarh to shoot a song, she was unable to visit her parents’ home. Her father had expressed his displeasure in an interview to an entertainment channel and even vowed not to speak to his daughter in this lifetime.