Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Monday filed her nomination papers from the Bathinda Lok Sabha seat in yet another bid to reach Parliament from this constituency.
Harsimrat, flanked by party patron and chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, Rajya Sabha member Balwinder Singh Bhunder and lawyer Harpreet Singh Brar filed the nomination to additional deputy commissioner Rajiv Prashar at 11.15 am. Punjab cabinet minister Bikram Singh Majithia filed papers as the covering candidate.
Later speaking to the media CM Badal expressed confidence that Harsimrat Kaur Badal would win this seat with a margin more than previous one. He said that Shiromani Akali Dal and Bhartiya Janta Party alliance was contesting these elections on Development agenda. He said that Manpreet has lost his credibility thus he was no challenge for the party.