Punjab

Big jolt for Badal family, nephew Bubby Badal joins SAD (Taksali)

March 14, 2019 05:41 PM

CHANDIGARH: In a big jolt to Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) headed by Sukhbir Singh Badal, a close relative of Badal family today joined SAD(Taksali), a new political outfit floated by rebel Akali Dal leaders led by Rajya Sabha MP and former minister Ranjit Singh Brahmpura.

Harsukhinder Singh alias Bubby Badal, a nephew of former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has resigned from SAD and announced to join SAD(Taksali) in the presence of Brahmpura and other senior leaders of party. He was appointed President of the youth Akali Dal (Taksali). Bubby Badal remained on important posts in SAD (Badal).

Bubby Badal while addressing media said that SAD(Badal) failed to stop incidents of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib and accused persons were given protection. H said that Sukhbir Badal was responsible for the sacrilege cases. He said that he was hurt and waiting for the right oppurtunity to step out of SAD(Badal). He supported the cause of Ranjit Singh Brahmpura who took bold stand against Badal family. He said that Sikhs were annoyed with Badal family for exonerating dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh. He also blamed Badals for misusing religious institutes for political gains.

Brahmpura welcomed Bubby badal and said that large number of Akali Dal leaders were ready to join them. He said that SAD had lost base among the Sikh community and faced humiliating defeat in the last assembly elections. he said that SAD was working under influence of RSS and will lost Lok Sabha poll.

Senior party leaders Sewa Singh Sekhwan, Rattan Singh Ajnala, Karnail Singh Peer Mohammed  and Bir Devinder Singh were also present.

SAD(Badal) president Sukhbir Singh Badal also claimed that Gurinder Singh Tony a close relative of relative of Brahmpura had yesterday joined the, Brahmpur however refuted that Tony was his relative.

Brahmpura also said that he was still hopeful of a political alliance with AAP in the Lok Sabha poll. SAD(Taksali) and AAP were adament to contest Anandpur Sahib seat which became main hurdel in striking deal between them.

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