Sonu Sood’s sister Malvika joins Congress in presence of CM Channi, Sidhu | India News

BATHINDA: After keeping supporters guessing for long about the choice of the family in entering the political arena, Bollywood star Sonu Sood’ sister Malvika Sood Sachar joined the Congress on Monday.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu landed at Sonu Sood’s residence at Moga to welcome Malvika into the party. Sonu Sood did not join the party and announced that he will campaign for his sister. Both Channi and Sidhu, while admitting Malvika in the party, hinted of fielding her from Moga assembly constituency.
Sonu Sood on November 14, 2021 had announced that Malvika will join politics and will contest the assembly elections but had not declared which party she will join. They took almost two months in deciding about the party.
Earlier Sonu Sood had met Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal, Charanjit Singh Channi and Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal which had increased the guessing game.
Malvika Sood upon joining Congress sitting besides Sidhu and Channi said that she is impressed by the performance of the party especially what Charanjit Singh Channi has done in a small span he got. I will work hard as per the Congress culture and make party feel satisfied for decision of taking me in the party”.
Before joining Congress, Sood family had projected Malvika as Moge Di Dhee (daughter of Moga) as various hoardings had been put at unipoles, bus stops and even at various vehicles. The family indulged into philanthropic acts while distributing e-rickshaws, bicycles.
Earlier Navjot Singh Sidhu reached at Sood residence and closeted with siblings for sometime before Charanjit Singh Channi too reaching separately. Sonu Sood though met both Sidhu and Channi inside the home but not came out and stayed away when Malvika formally joined the party over getting party symbol scarfs from Sidhu and Channi.
Sidhu said that Congress has enriched manifold by getting Malvika Sood as Sonu Sood has earned a name not at the national level but at the international level through his relentless philanthropic acts during Covid lockdown. The presence of Sood family will go a long way in taking Congress to heights”.
Charanjit Singh Channi said that party is fortunate in getting such a talented and educated woman in the party fold”.

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