DSGMC: Sarna's loyalist Sukhbir Singh Kalra joins Shiromani Akali Dal

By Rajan Nath - September 01, 2021 1:09 pm

DSGMC election results 2021: In a major setback to  Paramjit Singh Sarna, Sukhbir Singh Kalra, who won Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee elections as SAD (Delhi) candidate, on Wednesday joined Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal).

It is pertinent to mention that Sukhbir Singh Kalra (SAD Delhi) had won by 121 votes from Ward no. 2, Swaroop Nagar. DSGMC president Manjinder Singh Sirsa welcomed Kalra who said that he will continue to do his services for the Sikh community. Kalra also said that there are several more members who are ready to join SAD.

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Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) emerged victorious in the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee elections 2021. The counting for DSGMC election results 2021 took place on August 25 while the voting was held on August 22.

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Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee

It was Shiromani Akali Dal’s 3rd consecutive win in the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) elections.

SAD (Badal) had won 27 seats, SAD (Delhi) had won 14, Jago party won 2 while Akal Sahai, Akali Dal Panthak, and Kendri Singh Sabha had won one seat each.

DSGMC controls shrines in the national capital as well as various academic institutions and hospitals.

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The Sikh body goes to the polls every four years and elects 46 members from as many wards through voting.

-PTC News

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