Rajya Sabha Elections 2022: AAP has decided the names of Sant Seechewal and Bikramjit Singh Sahni from Punjab
The party has stamped the names of Padma Shri Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal and Padma Shri Vikramjit Singh Sahni.
The Aam Aadmi Party has decided the names of its candidates for the elections to be held for two Rajya Sabha seats in Punjab.
Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal is known for his campaign to make rivers pollution free. Baba Seechewal and Eco (ECO) Baba, popularly known as Sant Seechewal, is known for cleaning the 160 km long Kali Ben river in Sultanpur Lodhi and giving it a new look. He alone started cleaning the Kali Ben river in 2007.
Born in Jalandhar's farmer family, Baba Seechewal has been running a campaign to stop the increasing pollution in rivers for many years. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2017.
Sahni propagated Punjabi culture across the world by forming the World Punjabi Parliamentary Forum. He did many programs like 'Bole So Nihal', 'Guru Manyo Granth' and 'Sarbansdani'. He provided scholarships for thousands of Punjabi students. As the International President of the World Punjabi Organization, he made a significant contribution to the social, economic and cultural relations of Punjab in more than 22 countries.