Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday announced that the party would contest the forthcoming municipal elections on the party symbol even as he asked party Observers to finalize party candidates by January 5.
Addressing a meeting of party councilors as well as former councilors and office bearers of Mohali, the SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal asked all prospective candidates to submit their applications by December 31.
He said following this a five-member committee of SAD comprising Prof Prem Singh Chandumajra, N K Sharma, Kulwant Singh, Charanjit Singh Brar, and Kanwaljit Singh Ruby would hold a meeting on January 1 to screen the candidates for municipal elections.
All the senior leaders as well as former minister Sikander Singh Maluka were present in the meeting.
Sukhbir Badal also appreciated the stellar work done by Mohali outgoing Mayor Kulwant Singh and all party councilors, saying a record number of development works had been executed under their leadership.
Meanwhile, Shiromani Akali Dal President stressed the need to teach a befitting lesson to the Congress party as well as Mohali legislator and Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu who had tried to scuttle development works in the city.