Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) : 2019-02-10

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02 hindustantimes SUNDAY HINDUSTAN TIMES, CHANDIGARH FEBRUARY 10, 2019 htpunjab > MYINDIAMYVOTE MP’S REPORT CARD: SUNIL JAKHAR, CONGRESS, GURDASPUR › › n People of Gurdaspur are feeling cheated after electing Jakhar. They are only seeing announcements of projects in the newspapers. SHERRY KALSI, AAP district president reach the civil hospital and the dead the mortuary. Why will Batala vote for Jakhar,” Sekhri asks. In Jakhar’s list, Batala got a new sugar mill though he could not get a package to revive its foundry industry. PUNJAB Sujanpur Bhoa (SC) Pathankot NEXT: Gurdaspur Dinanagar (SC) Gurdaspur Qadian Fatehgarh Churian Batala Dera Baba Nanak HOUSE RECORD Jakhar’s record State average National average PERFORMANCE IN LOK SABHA CONSTITUENCY PRIMER (October 2017 to February 9, 2019) Jakhar is batting for Punjab's farmers. He has raised questions on farmer suicides, their income, health hazards of pesticides, stubble burning and even depression among peasantry. Jakhar also gets credit for high attendance of Congress MPS after becoming one — they hold placards to highlight Punjab issues outside Parliament if they are not heard inside! KNOW YOUR MP Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, Gurdaspur shares its border with Pakistan. Both Beas and Ravi rivers pass through the district and it is on the banks of the Ravi where the historic Darbar Sahib gurdwara in Kartarpur stands. The corridor will come up at Dera Baba Nanak area of the district. A predominantly rural seat, it has 11 lakh rural and 3.6 lakh urban voters. Attendance Debates Questions 3 24 9.9 11.6 35 87% 72 (average according to his tenure in LS) How he spent MPLAD funds 69% ~11.08 cr Sector-wise spending Sunil Jakhar of Congress by 1.93 lakh 2017 (byelection): ~15 cr Sanctioned Infrastructure (Rural): Infrastructure (Urban) votes Vinod Khanna of BJP by 1.4 lakh votes Partap Singh Bajwa of Congress by 80,000 votes 70% Entitlement 80% 2014 : 2009: ~3.98 cr 30% Remaining › n n BISHOP IN THE DOCK n HTC and agencies [email protected] n n n › n n

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