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Sukhbir Singh Badal Sukhbir Singh Badal

Sukhbir Singh Badal is a renowned Indian politician who has been serving the nation in this field for over a decade. 59-year-old, Badal is the president of the prominent Sikh political party, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). He is currently serving as a Member of Parliament from Ferozepur. Badal also served as Deputy CM of Punjab from 2009 to 2017, former MP from Faridkot and also former MP of Rajya Sabha (2001 to 2004). He was a Minister of State for Industry in 2nd Vajpayee Ministry during 1998 to 1999. He became the President of Akali Dal in Jan 2008. Badal was not a Member of Punjab Vidhan Sabha in 2009. Then, he resigned in July upon the completion of 6-month period available for contesting elections for the assembly, during which he didn’t contest any elections. He was again appointed as Deputy CM in Aug 2009 after winning by-elections from Jalalabad Assembly Constituency. In 2017, he again contested from Jalalabad and defeated Bhagwat Singh Mann of Aam Aadmi Party. In 2019, he contested for the Lok sabha seat from Ferozepur and got elected. Sukhbir Badal was born on July 09, 1962 in Faridkot. He is the son of Parkash Singh Badal who has been a reigning CM of Punjab. His mother's name is Surinder Kaur. Sukhbir Badal has completed his education from The Lawrence School, Sanawar. He completed his higher studies (MA Hons School in Economics) from Panjab University, Chandigarh from 1980-1984 and an MBA from California State University, Los Angeles, United States. For the upcoming Punjab Assembly polls 2022, Badal's party had forged an alliance with Bahujan Samaj Party in June this year. As per the seat-sharing arrangement, the Mayawati-led BSP will fight 20 out of the 117 Assembly seats in Punjab while the rest will be contested by SAD.

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Abki Baar Kiski Sarkar: SAD leaders protest against the new agrarian laws

News | Jul 20, 2021, 08:05 PM IST

Shiromani Akali Dal Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal showed placards to Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar for protesting against the new agrarian laws.

Aaj Ki Baat: Mayhem in Punjab ahead of civic polls, Akali chief Sukhbir Badal’s vehicle stoned

Aaj Ki Baat | Feb 02, 2021, 10:44 PM IST

The incident occured when Badal was accompanying Akali candidates for filing of nomination papers for the February 14 civic polls.

Sukhbir Badal leads Kisan March against farm laws from Golden Temple

News | Oct 01, 2020, 05:32 PM IST

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal visited Golden Temple in Amritsar on October 01.

Farm Bills: Shiromani Akali Dal will begin Kisan March on Oct 01

Politics | Sep 27, 2020, 10:24 PM IST

Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal on September 27 said that the party will undertake 'Kisan March' from October 01 from the three Takhts to oppose the Farm Bills.

SAD was left out of consultative process on new agri bills: Sukhbir Badal

News | Sep 18, 2020, 04:33 PM IST

The president of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), Sukhbir Singh Badal, said the party tried their best to resolve the issue with the BJP regarding the new agriculture bills, but were left out of the consultative process for deliberating on them.

Tarn Taran blast accused hatched plan to kill Sukhbir Singh Badal, reveals probe

Politics | Oct 07, 2019, 01:59 PM IST

During the police investigation, it was learnt that a person from Austria had hatched a conspiracy to kill Badal during his visit to Golden Temple in Amritsar. However, the plan failed after Badal arrived at the Golden Temple with tight security.

Sukhbir Singh Badal to meet Home Minister Amit Shah to demand an inquiry on Operation Blue Star

News | Jun 06, 2019, 03:46 PM IST

Sukhbir Singh Badal to meet Home Minister Amit Shah to demand an inquiry on Operation Blue Star

FIR filed against Sukhbir Singh Badal & other unknown persons at Lambi police station

News | Sep 20, 2018, 01:37 PM IST

FIR filed against Sukhbir Singh Badal & other unknown persons at Lambi police station