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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.


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.

Come to Lambi after fulfilling poll promises, Badal tells Amarinder

September 18, 2018 1:25 am

Senior Badal in the statement addressed to Amarinder said: “I am glad that our rally has forced you to think of the people and to come out of your pleasure dome, though this is expensive for us to help the people of Punjab to see the face of their Chief Minister."

Book Badal, ex-DGP within 15 days or will quit as MLA: AAP leader HS Phoolka

September 02, 2018 12:22 am

“Sukhjinder Randhawa, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Charanjit Singh Channi, Manpreet Singh Badal and Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa should get a case of murder registered against Badal and Saini else they should resign from their posts,” Phoolka said.

SAD documentary silent on Bhindranwale, blames Indira Gandhi

December 24, 2017 3:08 am

In the documentary, Jo Larey Deen ke Het, Parkash Singh Badal gets a certificate as the “most acceptable Sikh leader for Hindus” and Indira Gandhi is accused of hatching a conspiracy to attack the Golden Temple because of her hatred of Sikhs who did not support the Emergency

Pension Scam: Maximum fake beneficiaries in strongholds of ex-CM Badal, his kin

October 25, 2017 5:38 am

This was revealed after verification of 18.62 lakh beneficiaries of state government’s pension scheme, out of which 82,533 (4.43 per cent) were found to be fake.

Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore condoles demise of Marshal Arjan Singh

September 17, 2017 6:34 pm

A state funeral will be accorded to Arjan Singh and his last rites would be performed at Delhi on Monday.


Express Adda With Badals

February 27, 2016 3:49 pm