December 12, 2017 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Chandigarh: The Shiromani Akali Dal SAD (Badal) will contest all forthcoming elections in Haryana on its own symbol starting with forthcoming elections to civic bodies of Ambala and Rohtak.
A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the Badal Dal Haryana State unit yesterday evening which was presided over by SAD (Badal) president Sukhbir Badal.
In a statement here today, Sukhbir Badal said the members of the Haryana unit unanimously passed a resolution to contest all forthcoming elections in the State on the party’s symbol. “I have asked them to work vigorously to strengthen the party at all levels so that the Badal Dal may emerge as a major force in Haryana politics”.
The SAD (Badal) president said following a request from the Haryana State leadership it was also decided that senior Badal Dal leaders from Punjab would be deputed to Haryana to help in strengthening the organization. He also asked the Haryana unit to identify with people issues and take up such issues for redressal.
Senior leaders including president Sharanjit Singh Sotha and Senior vice President Raghujit Singh Virk also spoke on the occasion besides others.