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prakash singh badal

Prakash Singh Badal is the former chief minister of Punjab. He swore into the role in 2007 and remained in power till March 2017. He had been the chief minister of the state four other times in the past. He belongs to the Shiromani Akali Dal party and was its president till 2008. Before initiating a career in politics he completed his education from Forman Christian College in Lahore. Regarded as the second most powerful Sikh worldwide, Badal started his political career in 1947 when he was elected as sarpanch of the village Badal. The first time he got elected as chief minister was in 1970. Badal has been instrumental in voicing protest against the development of the Sutlej Yamuna Link canal, in keeping with the concerns of the farmers in the state. Badal was awarded the Padma Vibhushan by the government of India in 2015.


For a CM, 3 CM-aspirants, prestige at stake as Punjab votes today

February 20, 2022 2:51 am

For Channi, the challenge is not only to win the two seats he is contesting from but also to steer the Congress ship to victory.

Senior Badal back in fight: ‘All powers with Centre, state parties must unite’

February 06, 2022 5:35 pm

Though still weak after a recent bout with Covid-19, Shiromani Akali Dal patron and five-time Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, 94, is as strong as ever in the defence of his party and the country’s federal structure.

Punjab Poll Khol: Secret of SAD patron Prakash Singh Badal's health

February 05, 2022 1:57 am

If there is one thing that farmer unions have done without meaning to is to change the nomenclature of the now repealed three farm laws.

Parkash Singh Badal Turns 94, Party pitches patriarch as ‘Punjab da dardi’

December 09, 2021 6:22 am

🔴 The 20-minute-long documentary ‘Punjab Da Dardi (Sympathiser of Punjab)’ was made during the run up to the 2017 Assembly elections in Punjab and has been re-plugged.

Punjab: AAP counters SAD, says Badal senior played vital role in construction of SYL canal

August 19, 2021 11:43 pm

AAP MLA Aman Arora said that Parkash Singh Badal not only ensured that the state government departments issued notifications for acquisition of land for construction of SYL canal but he also demanded and received cash compensation for the project from Haryana.

Ashu's statement on agriculture laws exposes Amarinder's lies: AAP

January 06, 2021 12:30 am

Ashu had stated at a press conference Monday that the Amarinder government had allowed farmers from other states to sell produce in Punjab.

JP Nadda calls on Parkash Singh Badal at his village: ‘didn’t talk politics’

February 21, 2020 4:19 am

On February 13, Badal, a former Punjab CM, had said that “present situation in the country is not good” and had suggested that “all religions should be respected and take along minorities, take along your allies if you have to be successful in running the government”.

Plot to attack Prakash Singh Badal: ‘Mastermind’ visited Punjab ahead of SAD rally

October 18, 2018 7:06 am

Punjab Police are working on the leads to trace and nab the men in Punjab with whom German may have been in touch.

Punjab: Prakash Singh Badal says no to additional security cover

October 18, 2018 2:02 am

In a statement in Chandigarh on Wednesday, Badal said he would “consider it a great fortune and a matter of honour to lay down his life for the cause of peace and communal harmony

In Ludhiana, workers back him as leader

October 04, 2018 12:10 am

The meeting was called in view of the October 7 rally to be held in Patiala.


Express Adda With Badals

February 27, 2016 3:49 pm