The residents of the village feel that the announcement was like a gift to Panag on her marriage anniversary. Former Miss India and actor Panag tied the knot with pilot Rishi Attari on March 13.
Rajinder Singh (51), a farmer, said that the villagers are proud that a girl from the village has become a national celebrity. Singh is hopeful that Gul will win election from the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat and work for the welfare of the people.
Another villager, Jaswant Singh (55), said Gul had great affection from the village. Though her family shifted to Chandigarh, they still have a house and property in the
Gul's father, Lt General (retd) HS Panag who had joined the AAP last month, along with other family members used to visit the village frequently.
Hazara Singh (80) said that Gul used to visit her native village to convince women to say no to female foeticide.


Latest News from Punjab News Desk