Manpreet firm on launching new party

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 22:08

Amritsar: Expelled Shiromani Akali Dal
leader Manpreet Singh Badal on Wednesday said he was determined to
launch a new political party on March 27.



After floating the outfit, he would announce his
strategy for the upcoming assembly election in Punjab, the
former state Finance Minister told reporters here.
His party would contest the assembly election slated
for February next year and would give tickets to candidates
with clean image, Manpreet said.
He himself would contest from Gidderbaha seat and his
father Gurdas Badal from Lambi assembly constituency, he said.



At present, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal
represents the Lambi constituency in the assembly.



Manpreet is slated to launch a new political party on
March 27 at Khattar Kalan, the ancestral village of martyr
Bhagat Singh, in Nawanshahr district.



PTI




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