Chandigarh: The Bharatiya Janata Party had to cancel a public meeting in Chandigarh on Monday which was to be addressed by Anupam Kher as no one turned up. Kher had to campaign for his wife Kirron Kher, who is a sitting MP of the BJP.
The first public meeting was to be held in a residential area of Sector 28-C at 4 pm. However, it had to be canceled at the last minute with no information even to many party leaders and the media, reported the Tribune.
Mannu Bhasin, one of the organizers, said they had to get tents from the party office but did not get those in time. Sources said since the party could not gather crowd, which was another reason for the meeting having been called off.
The party was in for another embarrassment when the actor had to drive back from the inner market of Sector 35-C without attending a ‘jan sabha’ as arrangements were not made at the scheduled time (5 pm) of the event.
Anupam rolled down a windowpane of his car only to see no crowd or tent there. He left and did not return. The function though later began after 6 pm. Councillor Heera Negi was asked to address the gathering of about 50 people.