Analysis: Politically marginalized, Shiromani Akali Dal (B) trying to regain its lost glory through ‘emotive points’ | India News

Amritsar: After being politically marginalized, the SAD(B) is in a  determined bid to regain its lost mass base with an purpose to as soon as once more recapture the political energy in Punjab, and to obtain its objective the celebration has chosen probably the most delicate and emotive  Panthic points that are being taken up  through the non secular platforms. Punjab’s grand outdated Panthic celebration was decimated within the just lately concluded meeting elections in Punjab because it barely managed to safe the win on 3 out of 117 seats.

The elections additionally witnessed the humiliating defeat of celebration president Sukhbir Singh Badal and his father patron SAD(B) Parkash Singh Badal forcing the celebration assume tanks to strategize a revival plan even at the price of compromising on celebration ideologies which ultimately noticed the buddies turned foes as soon as once more embracing one another.

And the long-pending difficulty of ‘Bandi Singhs’ (Sikh prisoners) was chosen to convey all of the factions of Akali’s on a single platform- presumably to obtain the political objective by gaining Sikh voter’s sympathy. 

Not solely the Sikhs supreme temporal institute Akal Takht but additionally the Sikh’s single largest consultant physique Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) issued appeals to the divided Panthic forces to sink their variations and get collectively for a typical trigger.

Till the latest previous, the Panthic leaders who had been talking ailing of others on public platforms and had been rife with conflicts of pursuits and energy and infrequently indulged in hate-mongering in opposition to the opposite got here collectively on a single platform throughout a ‘Panthic Gathering’ convened by SGPC to mull over the problem of launch of Sikh prisoners.

Though the political analysts are of the view that the rival Akalis wouldn’t have come collectively with out behind-the-door understanding. All of them agreed upon forming a committee to take up the problem with each the Centre in addition to State authorities.

On May 16, the SGPC  constituted a 9 member committee comprising SGPC president  Harjinder Singh Dhami, SAD (B) president Sukhbir Singh Badal, SAD (D) president Paramjit Singh Sarna, SAD (A) president Simranjit Singh Mann, Damdami Taksal chief Baba Harnam Singh Khalsa (on behalf of Sant Samaj), head of Tarna Dal Harian Velan Baba Nihal Singh (on behalf of Nihang organizations) Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president Harmeet Singh Kalka,former DSGMC president Manjit Singh GK and Sikh preacher Baljit Singh Daduwal. 

Three days later, on May 19, two members together with Takht Sri Harmandar Ji Patna Sahib administration committee president  Avtar Singh Hit and Paramjot Singh Chahal on behalf of the president of Takht Sri Abchalnagar Hazur Sahib administration board Bhupinder Singh Minhas had been added.

But, instantly after the formation of the committee, considered one of its key members  Baljit Singh Daduwal, president Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee objected to together with Sukhbir Singh Badal within the committee- not as a result of he was a politician however, in accordance to Daduwal, Bagal authorities was allegedly accountable for almost all of incidents together with sacrilege incidents and ‘atrocities’ on Sikhs.

The difficulty of the discharge of prisoners is very emotive in Punjab as a result of most of them have been in jail for a few years. There are others who’re awaiting commutation of their dying sentences to life imprisonment. The SGPC, the Akal Takht, and the SAD have finished nothing vital in all these years to safe their launch. 

Apparently, Sukhbir Badal is trying to hog the limelight through a spiritual difficulty now, no matter the truth that the involvement of his household with non secular points was the prime reason for the downfall of the SAD (B)-BJP alliance within the 2017 meeting elections, during which it secured simply 18 seats.

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