BJP Denied Gen. VK Singh’s ticket, MLA Atul Garg will contest

NEW DELHI : BJP has denied the ticket of Union Minister General VK Singh from Ghaziabad Lok Sabha seat. In his place, the party has declared Atul Garg as its candidate. Atul Garg is a two-time BJP MLA from Ghaziabad city seat and is very close to the organization. Atul Garg’s father late Dinesh Chand Garg was from Jan Sangh before BJP.

Meanwhile, Gen (retd) V K Singh on Sunday said he will not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation and also for Road Transport and Highways represented the Ghaziabad constituency for two terms since 2014.
“I have dedicated my entire life to the service of this nation as a soldier. For the last 10 years, I have worked tirelessly to fulfill the dream of making Ghaziabad a world-class city. In this journey, I am grateful for the trust and love that I have received from the people of the country and Ghaziabad as well as from the members of the BJP. This emotional bond is priceless to me,” Mr Singh posted in Hindi on X.
“With these feelings, I have made a difficult, but thoughtful decision. I will not contest the 2024 elections. This decision was not easy for me, but I have taken it from the bottom of my heart. I want to take my energy and time in new directions, where I can serve my country in a different way,” Mr Singh added.




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