Punjab polls 2017: Amarinder Singh on 3 week foreign trip to garner NRI support

New Delhi, Apr 19: As part of the Congress campaign to woo Non Resident Indians ahead of 2017 Punjab assembly elections, state Congress President Amarinder Singh on Monday night left for US and Canada on a three week tour.

"I will be travelling to US and Canada to meet prominent NRIs and Sikh groups as part of Congress plan to engage with them on issues concerning them and the state and to garner their support for next year's assembly elections and tell them about the real face of Arvind Kejriwal led AAP and its politics of lies.

Amarinder Singh

"After all AAP draws a lot of support from NRIs who should know Kejriwal's truth, " Amarinder told PTI.

He will first land in Chicago where he is slated to address Sikh groups. His other halts will include San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York in the US and Toronto and British Columbia in Canada.

Amarinder is expected to return on May 9.


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