Actor-turned-politician Gurpreet Singh “Ghuggi”, who was recently elevated as AAP Punjab convener, on Wednesday paid obeisance at the Golden Temple in Amritsar and later visited Jallianwala Bagh to pay homage to the martyrs
On being questioned about the fourth front, he said it was nothing but a bunch of ticket aspirants who want to exploit the current circumstances of Punjab. “I am sure that any such front will collapse much before the Assembly elections,” he added.
As a stand-up comedian and then as an actor, Gurpreet Singh Warraich, or Ghuggi as he is known, has built his reputation over the years. As a politician, his latest rise has been sharp and sudden — he has been made the Aam Aadmi Party’s Punjab convener six months after he joined politics.
Ghuggi, 45, replaces Sucha Singh Chhotepur, a politician with 40 years’ experience but ousted on charges of taking a bribe. Ghuggi had joined AAP on February 10 but not been given any post in the party until the elevation to a post that puts him in charge of AAP in a state where it is heading into one of its most important elections.
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