Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia today said he is ready to quit the post of Shiromani Akali Dal youth wing chief as he did not want to hold too many positions. "The post of the youth wing president of Shiromani Akali Dal is a huge responsibility. I am representing the government in the Council of Ministers, besides being the president of the Punjab Rifle Association. I do not want to occupy too many posts," he told reporters at Jalandhar on the sidelines of Punjab State Shooting Championship.
Punjab revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia ordered by the Sikh high priests to do religious penance at the five temporal seats (Takhts) of the Sikh religion after he distorted a religious hymn during a political event.
Over 1.95 crore voters in Punjab are eligible to cast ballot on Wednesday for the 13 Lok Sabha seats amid political tension after the poll panel banned Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia from moving anywhere in Amritsar city other than his own polling station.
One of the five seats of temporal authority in Sikhism, Takht Sri Hazur Sahib, in Maharashtra, has held Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia guilty of religious misconduct for distorting words of compositions of the Sikh Gurus, `Gurbani`, during an election rally.
Punjab`s Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia has called Congress Lok Sabha candidate from Amritsar, Captain Amarinder Singh, a Maharaja without a kingdom, and a man whose political career is coming to an end.
Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee president Partap Singh Bajwa has called on the Akal Takht to intervene in a drugs racket case, and also sought the resignation of state cabinet minister Bikram Singh Majithia on moral grounds.
Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia, who was accused of being involved in the drug racket by alleged kingpin Jagadish Singh Bhola, on Tuesday said he was "open to any impartial probe" and even "ready to be hanged" if he had done any wrong, but would not be deterred from his duties by the "blackmailing tactics" of the Congress.