Rakesh Rathore is new Jalandhar Mayor
Rakesh Rathore was elected as new Jalandhar's Mayor. He is close associate of Amritsar MP Navjot Singh Sidhu. Rathore's selection to the post is being considered great jolt for local bodies Manorajan Kalia who was lobbying for his loyalist and Localist Ravi Mahendru. Rathore was even contender for the party's ticket in last Punjab General assembly elections for the constituency of Jalandhar. Rakesh's name was suggested by BJP high command after BJP's victory in Municipal elections.