Even officials of Bhartiya Kisan Union (Lakhowal), whose chief Ajmer Singh Lakhowal is considered close to the Badals and is chairman of Punjab Mandi Board, and Bhartiya Kisan Union (Mann) denied knowing such a group.
The Indian Express spoke to several senior leaders of SAD and the only thing they knew commonly was that Sukhbir, who is also SAD president, would be back by June 15.
Making a firm resolve, the chief minister said that forces posing a threat to the state’s peace would never be tolerated.
The High Court verdict voided the 2011 election of SGPC. Since then the SGPC house has been in limbo.
“I don’t’ care about my government in the state. We are ready to make any sacrifice for the state. We will not allow a single drop of water to go outside Punjab,” said Sukhbir.
Pargat had earlier refused the post of Chief Parliamentary Secretary (CPS) as a mark of protest against the state government’s decision to set up a solid waste plant in Jamsher.
Some Punjab industrialists though did not welcome the news and instead warned that it may hurt the prospects of micro, small and medium enterprises here.
Ludhiana bicycle industrialists worried, and feel the deputy chief minister should bring “only technology” and “not industry” from China.
In his condolence message, Badal described Soran Singh as “a multifaceted personality being a member of Pakistan Sikh Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) and Evacuee Trust Property Board”.
Sukhbir alleged that rival parties were spreading wrong information over this issue.
Sukhbir Singh Badal interacted with the public in Mohkam Araiyan, Dhandi Khurd, Dhandi Kadim, Parbhat Wala. Sangat darshan had been organised at five villages where panchayats of 12 villages had been called.
“This is for the first time that Sukhbir Badal has gone to the memorial to pay obeisance. We welcome this,” All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) president Karnail Singh Peermohammad told The Indian Express.
While Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal have been terming the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as a non-entity in the state, the duo launched a scathing attack on AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Monday.
The SHO said that Raj Kumar told him that Varun was not returning Rs 40,000 of his relative.
CM Badal, in his address at Anandpur Sahib, lashed out at the Congress on the SYL issue.