People`s Party of Punjab (PPP) president and former finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal was trailing in both the Gidderbaha and Maur assembly seats as votes cast in the Punjab assembly elections were counted Tuesday.
Akal Takht chief Giani Gurbachan
Singh on Wednesday slammed People`s Party of Punjab chief Manpreet
Singh Badal for visiting Dera Sacha Sauda sect at Sirsa in
Haryana, saying he had acted against the tenets of Sikh
More than five months after his expulsion from ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), former Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Saturday resigned from the state Assembly, saying he wanted a clean break up with the past.
Punjab`s ruling Shiromani Akali
Dal today expelled a defiant Manpreet Singh Badal from the
party, a week after he was sacked as Finance Minister for
going against the party line on subsidies and the Centre`s
reported debt waiver offer.
Punjab`s Finance Minister
and his former Haryana counterpart Sampat Singh may not have much in common, but the predicament which the
former finds himself in is somewhat similar to one faced
by Singh just over a year back.