Race begins for President post as SGPC election likely in the end of November
Chandigarh (Narinder Jagga) – Activities for the election of President and other office bearer of SGPC has been intensified. The election are likely to be completed in the end of November this year. Executive Committee meeting of SGPC has been called on November 6 at Gurudwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib in Patiala. It is believed that election calendar will be announced on that day. 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, Big 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.Regarding Jathedar Badungar, Parkash Singh Badal said that he was capable, religious and respectable person. But the decision is made by the party only. On the other hand, 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. Even today, Jathedar Avtar Singh Makkar was in Chandigarh to meet Parkash Singh Badal. According to the information, he expressed displeasure over the fact that in the last one year the situation of many institutions of the SGPC has become poor.There is no development in the dream project of Guru Granth Sahib University in Fatehgarh Sahib, so far the name of Guru Ram Das Medical Science University could not be written yet. In the words of Makkar, even a single brick was not used for the development for the institutions run by SGPC for the last one year. Sources reveal that Makkar came here to receive the blessings of Parkash Singh Badal. In the presence of journalists, Mr. Badal said in a laugh in his own famous style about the weak health of the Makkar that the leaders are not fit with any medicine, but it is the only Power their diet and medicines. According to the information, besides the election of president, Senior vice-president, Junior vice-president, General Secretary and 11 Executive members are also to be elected. 21 days’ advance notice will be given by the Executive Committee to its members. This time the meeting of the executive Committee has been called on November 6.
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