IF YOU WANT to study ever novel ways of committing political suicide, learn from the masters of the Akali Dal. In three years of Amarinder Singh govt, the Akali Dal and the Badals have been successful at remaining the Target No 1 of hate – even when the govt’s performance has been disappointing and the CM has mostly remained either absent or AWOL.
Now, on a day the farmers are on a warpath against the Centre and the battle front has moved to Delhi’s borders, when the entire media is focussing on this epic struggle, when every political party is struggling and dying to be a part of this movement, the Akali Dal has been found busy in installing BIBI JAGIR KAUR as the PRESIDENT of the SGPC.
This stunning feat was achieved today in Amritsar by the Akali Dal, clearly a MASTER STROKE of SUKHBIR SINGH BADAL.
WHAT WILL HISTORY RECORD AS THE ROLE OF AKALI DAL WHEN FARMERS WERE CREATING HISTORY WITH A MASS MOVEMENT?
What political benefit will Bibi Jagir Kaur bring to the Akali Dal and to the Badals?
Which demographic, which votebank will she attract towards the Akali Dal?
Those who were born after April 20, 2000 will be the first time voters when Punjab goes to polls again, and they will ask who is this woman leader, and what is she famous for? They will google and they will find a history that will shock them.
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Sukhbir Singh Badal must be a remarkable master stroke player if the elevation of Bibi Jagir Kaur to the SGPC presidentship will indeed help the Akali Dal.
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