On January 30, 2012, Arvind Khanna won with a margin of 12,473 votes defeating SAD candidate Gobind Singh Longowal.
Arvind’s victory did not come as a surprise as he has been working relentlessly for the welfare of the people of Sangrur district for over a decade. He had won the Sangrur election in 2002, with a record margin of 19,132 votes, defeating independent candidate Ranjit Singh Balian, who was earlier a minister in the SAD-BJP government.
Arvind had started working in Sangrur district in 1997, providing primary healthcare to villagers and empowering women both socially and financially. Today, over 550 villages are covered through various healthcare and social empowerment initiatives, all started personally by him.
A true people’s leader, Arvind has been selflessly serving the masses for the past 15 years. With his passion and dedication, he has created a space in the hearts and minds of the people. He has been continuously striving to bridge the gap between the rich and poor as he believes that the future of the country lies in creating an environment conducive for the balanced growth of both urban and rural India. His victory in Dhuri has heralded the dawn of a new era. Though a lot of work needs to be done in Dhuri, Arvind is confident of changing the face of Dhuri by replicating his work and achievements in Sangrur. Read More