Former DCP Rajinder Singh joins BJP, likely to be party’s face for Jalandhar Lok Sabha by-election
Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat got him to join the party.-
In the latest development, former Jalandhar DCP Rajinder Singh joined BJP on 1st April 2023. Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat got him to join the party. Other members present during this were central minister Som Prakash, State’s BJP President Ashwini Sharma, Vice President Subhash Sharma, ex-minister Manoranjan Kalia, BJP MP Hans Raj Hans.
Rajinder Singh is likely to contest for Jalandhar’s Lok Sabha by-election from BJP. Rajinder Singh along with being former Jalandhar’s DCP, has also been the SSP of Kapurthala. He maintains a good repo among the Dalit community of Jalandhar. He has a good experience of various working fields in Jalandhar and can act as trump card for BJP.