Stunning Punjab poll: Indira Gandhi assassin's son v/s Cong
Sarabjit will contest as an independent candidate from Bassi Pathana reserve constituency in Fatehgarh Sahib district. However, this is not the first time Sarabjit is trying his luck in politics. He had contested from Bhadaur in 2007 on SAD (A) ticket, though failed to enjoy success.
Meanwhile, the ruling SAD-BJP alliance has named a retired judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, Nirmal Singh as their candidate in the constituency against Sarabjit.
Ahead of the crucial assembly election, which will be conducted on Jan 30 and the counting to be done on Mar 4, Sarabjit claimed that he is fully prepared to win the election.
Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her two Sikh body-guards who showed their rage against the then PM over the Operation Blue Star in Golden Temple in Amritsar in 1984. Later the duo were hanged in 1989. [Details of Indira Gandhi's assassins]