Activities for the election of President and other office bearer of SGPC has been intensified. The date for the election has been announced and the polls will be held on 29 November this year. Meanwhile SGPC general house meeting will also be held on the same day at 1 pm in which the president will be elected. Executive Committee meeting of SGPC was held at Gurudwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib in Patiala on Monday.Akali Dal has been enjoying good majority in SGPC, therefore the next president will be from SAD. Who will be the new president of the SGPC, speculations has begun to take place. While talking to Daily Post, former CM Parkash Singh Badal told that the party will decide the name of the president.At present, Jathedar Kirpal Singh Badungar is the president of SGPC . Sources disclosed that SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal is not much happy with the functioning of Prof Badungar. Shiromani Akai Dal not in Power in Punjab and the ruling Congress has also been trying to intervene in the religious matter , indirectly, that is also concern of the party. Besides it, the activities of radicals, who are running parallel Panthic agenda, are also matter of worry for SAD. According to sources, the party wants a strong person, who is able to tackle the situation in each and every circumstances.There are some personalities who are in race for the post of President, these are Jathedar Kirpal Singh Badungar, Jathedar Amarjit Singh Chawla, Bibi Jagir Kaur and former president Jathedar Avtar Singh Makkar. The name of Sucha Singh Langah has already been chopped out, who some time ago, is believed strong contender for this post.
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