Former Minister Avtar Henry’s name has been removed from the voters list by the Election Commission. He is the Vice President of the Punjab Congress. Election commission has put a spanner on his candidature from the Jalandhar constituency.
Barjinder Singh who is the Returning Officer of Jalandhar North constituency yesterday said that 3 persons had filled the form number 7 for seeking the cancellation of his name from the list. It is found that reasons provided by them are true after an investigation so we have removed his name.
He also Told that he doesn’t have any right to speak on the issues related to Henry’s citizenship and passport . He will only investigate the form number 7 which led to his removal from voters list.However, Henry could not be contacted for his response on the removal of his name from voters list for upcoming elections .