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Expelled Akali leaders to float new political outfit

Press Trust of India  |  Amritsar 

Expelled leaders Brahmpura, Rattan Singh Ajnala, his son Amarbir Singh Bonyand on Sunday said they would float a new political outfit based on the Akali Dal's old constitution, which was framed in 1920.

Addressing here, they said the name of new party would be announced in a few days and that it would be similar to that of (SAD).

They said the new outfit's constitution would be based on the Akali Dal's old constitution, which was framed in 1920. led by had distorted the old constitution, they alleged.

During the press conference, Brahmpura, from Khadoor Sahib, and Sekhwan said a "big announcement" would be made made by them on December 14, which is also the day when the was formed in 1920.

The expelled SAD leaders trained their guns at Sukhbir, accusing him of causing irreparable damage to the SAD and its cause.

Talking about the Kartarpur corridor, Brahmpura said credit for the project should go to as Pakistan's is his good friend and decided to honour Sidhu's wish.

had recently expelled senior leaders Brahmpura and from the party's primary membership for six years. As the two leaders were indulging in "anti-party activities", the core committee of the Akali Dal took the decision with a "heavy heart", SAD senior leader had said then.

Brahmpura's son Ravinder PalSingh Brahmpura and Ajnala's son too were ousted for six years from the primary membership of the party.

Brahmpura, a from Khadoor Sahib, had recently resigned from the post of SAD's as well as its core committee membership due to age and health reasons.

Notably, SAD had also recently expelled Sekhwan, a former minister, from the primary membership of the party, shortly after he had announced his resignation as and core committee member.

Sekhwan, Brahmpura and some other Taksali Akalis (old guard) have raised their voice against SAD's alleged deviation from its 'panthic agenda'.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 19:45 IST