He’s the get together excessive command’s alternative regardless of sitting Congress legislator Nazar Singh Manshahia hinting revolt for being ignored.
The get together on Saturday launched its first checklist of 86 out of 117 candidates, together with 58 sitting legislators. Also philanthropist and actor Sonu Sood’s sister Malvaika Sood is the get together’s candidate from Moga.
Just days forward of saying Moosewala’s candidature, Mansa Youth Congress president Chuspinderbir Singh Chahal challenged Moosewala to endure a dope check. At this, Moosewala, who has greater than 10 crore followers, replied he has no time for such malicious allegations.
Critics throughout the Congress have been aghast over his candidature. They say on his Instagram account there are a number of posts the place he is carrying weapons.
Moosewala, who is dealing with costs of selling violence and gun tradition in his tune “Sanju”, joined the Congress on December 3, 2021.
During the induction ceremony, state get together president Navjot Singh Sidhu described Moosewala as a youth icon.
“Not only youngsters, people of all age groups like Moosewala. He has a unique style and is a youth icon,” Sidhu stated.
Describing Moosewala as a “big artiste”, Chief Minister Charanjit Channi stated together with his sheer laborious work he has received the hearts of thousands and thousands of individuals.
After becoming a member of the get together, Moosewala met Rahul Gandhi in Delhi.
Moosewala, whose actual title is Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, is recognized for his hit Punjabi tracks like ‘Legend’, ‘Devil’, ‘Just pay attention’, ‘Jatt da Muqabala’ and ‘Hathyar’, amongst many others.
His title additionally featured in the Billboard Canadian Albums in 2018.
“I am not entering politics for status or to earn praise. I want to become a part of the system to transform it. I am joining the Congress to raise the voice of the people. I am joining the Congress as the party has leaders who have come from common families,” Moosewala had stated on the day he joined politics.
He stated he is nonetheless residing in the identical home in his village. His father is an ex-serviceman and his mom is a sarpanch. “Residents of my area have expectations from me,” he had added.
From the Mansa seat, sitting legislator Manshahia was elected on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ticket with over 20,000 votes. In April 2019, he rebelled and joined the Congress.
Since the becoming a member of of Moosewala into the Congress, aged Manshahia has been saying that his household is a conventional supporter of the Congress and he is a greater claimant for the seat.