Punjab News After Badal, capt visits Bhaini Sahib


Staff member
Ludhiana October 17:

With the assembly elections round the corner, Bhaini Sahib, headquarters of the Namdhari sect, is abuzz with activity.

After Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, accompanied by Cabinet Minister Hira Singh Gabria, visited Bhaini Sahib, yesterday, it was the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee chief, Capt Amarinder Singh, and incharge of party affairs in Punjab Gulchain Singh Charak who visited the village today for seeking the blessings of Guru Satguru Jagjit Singh.

With lakhs of followers not only in Punjab but across the globe, both the Congress and the Shiromani Akali Dal are eyeing the Namdhari votes. On the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s announcement yesterday that the state government would take steps to restore the properties of the 66 Kuka martyrs to their heirs, Capt Amarinder Singh said: “Was the CM sleeping for the past more than four years? We all know that this announcement was made just to garner Namdhari votes.” Charak said the the Namdharis had always guarded national interests. He hoped that “in the same spirit they will support the Congress once again.”