Announcement of Harmeet Singh Kalka, expelled from Akali Dal – will form a new party in Delhi for the rights of Sikhs
Shiromani Akali Dal expelled Harmeet Singh Kalka from the party for anti-party activities. He is currently the chairman of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC). After the crushing defeat of Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab elections, the party’s clan started disintegrating in Delhi.
After being expelled from the party, Harmeet Singh Kalka said that the DSGMC along with all its members has decided to form a new party in Delhi to solve the religious issues of Sikhs. While in SAD, we had to face political challenges in decision making. Obviously the SAD will throw me out.
We will form a new party on the principles of SAD, we hope that we can raise the issues of Delhi’s Sikhs and take decisions independently. It is historical that being a party, we have decided to stay away from politics.
DSGMC with all its members has taken a decision to float a new party in Delhi to resolve the religious issues of Sikhs. We faced political challenges in taking decisions while being in SAD. It’s obvious that SAD will expel me: DSGMC chief Harmeet Singh Kalka pic.twitter.com/AerYSh6xXM
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