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Speaking to ANI here, Punjab local bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said, "We will go to Gurdaspur for development. Development will be our main agenda in the state. The Batala city is getting almost 40 crores, never in the history of Balata has anybody allocated 40 crores for the development. It takes a bit of time for things to be executed. The people of Punjab have given the then government 10 years. At least give our party ten months or a year and see how we will implement our good intentions in the state."
The Election Commission team today visited Gurdaspur to review preparations for the upcoming by-polls.
The Lok Sabha by-poll has been necessitated by the death of BJP MP Vinod Khanna.
The by-poll result will be out on October 15.
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