Topic: Prakash Singh Badal
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patriarch and five-time former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, 95, passed away at Fortis Hospital Mohali, confirmed Jangvir Singh, media advisor of the party.
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) party announced a coalition with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ahead of Punjab and Uttar Pradesh 2022 elections. The alliance comes after a gap of 25 years after which the SAD forged ties with the BJP in 1997.
Former Chief Minister of Punjab and patron of Shiromani Akali Dal, Prakash Singh Badal returned his Padma Vibhushan in protest against the three farm laws and in protest against the treatment of the protesting farmers by the Central government.