Ludhiana, July 7
Rajya Sabha member and former Union Minister Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa right now claimed that he had taken over as the brand new president of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). He mentioned he had already “expelled” Sukhbir Singh Badal from the get together throughout a rally held in Sangrur on February 23.
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Sekhwan, Bir Devinder depart SAD (Taksali)
Amritsar: The SAD (Taksali) suffered a serious setback with its outstanding leaders switching loyalties to Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa. Sewa Singh Sekhwan and Bir Devinder Singh joined the Dhindsa faction, “abandoning” Ranjit Singh Brahmpura, who heads the SAD (Taksali). Sekhwan mentioned that he and Bir Devinder had give up the get together as a result of “indifferent attitude” of Brahmpura. TNS
Dhindsa had known as a gathering of his supporters at Gurdwara Shaheedan at Model Town right here right now. It was being anticipated that he would announce a brand new faction of the Akali Dal. He, nevertheless, sprung a shock by claiming himself to be the brand new chief of the SAD.
Amid applause by these current on the assembly, Dhindsa mentioned he wouldn’t depart any stone unturned to “restore the glory” of each SGPC and the SAD. He made an enchantment to Taksali chief Ranjit Singh Brahmpura and different veteran get together leaders to get collectively in order that the Sikh group may obtain new heights.
He introduced that beneath his management, the ‘SAD’ would contest the SGPC elections in order that the supreme Sikh physique could possibly be “freed from the clutches of the Badals” and punishment be given to these responsible of Panthic crimes.
He mentioned the get together led by him was the “genuine” Akali Dal and progressively all different breakaway teams, besides the Badals and their shut associates, would come beneath it so as to supply a viable different to the individuals of Punjab.
Several senior leaders, together with Sewa Singh Sekhwan, Jagdish Singh Garcha, Paramjit Kaur Gulshan, Bir Devinder Singh, Manjit Singh GK, Parminder Singh Dhindsa, Des Raj Singh Dhugga, Harjit Kaur Talwandi and Sikh Students’ Federation activists Paramjit Singh Khalsa and Manjit Singh Bhoma have been current on the event.