With the poll campaign set to reach a feverish pitch in coming days, the family of the BJP candidate, Arun Jaitley, reached Amritsar on Thursday to provide support to him.
Jaitley, who reached Amritsar on Thursday morning, was accompanied by his wife, Sangeeta, and daughter Sonali. There were a few other relatives who came with Jaitley.
Punjab BJP chief Kamal Sharma confirmed that the family will do door-to-door campaigning.
Stressing that the family has strong roots in the holy city, Sangeeta Jaitley said, “We are no outsiders. We are from the city and it feels great to be back. I will campaign for my husband and people will definitely support us.”
The BJP candidate’s daughter, Sonali Jaitley, said, “It is like a homecoming and I am thrilled to be here. The family has strong ties with this city and we are keen to meet people.”
Some other relatives of Jaitley, who live in the city, are also actively working in his support.