Salman’s sister Arpita’s father in law Anil Sharma has won BJP Candidate election from Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi constituency. He was the cabinet minister in Virbhadra Singh’s government. After joining BJP, Anil Sharma had said that Salman Khan would come for an election campaign via a roadshow in order to support him though Salman Khan did not come. Actually, Sharma is the father-in-law of Salman Khan’s sister Arpita Khan. Ayush Sharma and Arpita were married on November 18, 2014. The whole Khan family came to his reception held at Mandi.
Himachal Pradesh’s Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Animal Husbandry Minister, Anil Sharma is the son of former union minister Sukhram. Anil Sharma left the Congress party and joined BJP since the moment the elections were announced in the state. Congress got gobsmacked by his move of abandoning it. As soon as he joined BJP, Salman Khan had expressed his desire to make a roadshow in Mandi for Anil Sharma.
After joining BJP he wrote on Twitter that,
‘Himachal Pradesh mantrimandal se istifa dekar main BJP ki sadasyta grehan kar Modi ji ke sapne ko saakar karne ke liye sadev pryatnsheel rahunga.’