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SAD withdraws Bibi Harjinder Kaur’s expulsion with immediate effect

Party's internal probe reveals she had not indulged in any campaigning for BJP

Written by  Jasleen Kaur -- May 15th 2024 04:40 PM -- Updated: May 15th 2024 05:03 PM
SAD withdraws Bibi Harjinder Kaur’s expulsion with immediate effect

SAD withdraws Bibi Harjinder Kaur’s expulsion with immediate effect

Chandigarh, May 15:  The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday withdrew the expulsion of senior party leader and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) member Bibi Harjinder Kaur with immediate effect.

In a statement, party general secretary Balwinder Singh Bhundur said, “After verification of all facts of the case, it has come to light that Bibi Harjinder Kaur ji had been accosted by BJP candidate during a morning walk. After examining the entire issue, it has also been revealed that Bibi Harjinder has not indulged in any campaigning for the BJP nor gone on any stage of the saffron party. Accordingly, it has been decided to review the earlier decision of the party and withdraw the expulsion”.


Balwinder Singh Bhundur said following the party action against Bibi Harjinder, a large number of people had approached the top SAD leadership. “It was also brought to the party’s attention that Bibi ji had participated in the Kisan Morcha as well as in the drive to seek the release of Bandi Singhs, besides creating a name for the SAD in the UT through social service, religious and political activities. Bibi ji has also clarified that she is an Akali and will always remain an Akali and that Akali ideals remain a cornerstone of her life and conduct”.

The SAD leader said party president Sukhbir Singh Badal was also apprised of the entire matter, including the fact that Bibi ji had always upheld 'Panthic' values through personal example. “Bibi ji also has a stellar record as a social activist and is known to propound Panthic values worldwide. Her simplicity and honourable conduct have been appreciated by one and all. Accordingly, a decision has been taken to reinstate Bibi Harjinder Kaur in the party”, Balwinder Singh Bhundur added. 

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