Gobind Singh Longowal is new president of SGPC
Breaking: Gobind Singh Longowal elected as New SGPC Chief.
ਹਰਪਾਲ ਸਿੰਘ ਜੱਲਾ ਜੂਨੀਅਰ ਮੀਤ ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨ ਬਣੇ
ਰਘੂਜੀਤ ਸਿੰਘ ਵਿਰਕ ਸੀਨੀਅਰ ਮੀਤ ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨ ਨਿਯੁਕਤ
Political background: He is a political heir of late Sant Harchand Singh Longowal. He was elected MLA from Dhanaula constituency for three times (1985, 1997 and 2002). He also served as Minister of State for two years in Badal government (1997-2002). He was elected SGPC member in 2011 from Longowal constituency. However, he suffered defeat in Dhanaula assembly constituency in 2007 and in Dhuri assembly constituency in 2012.
Promises: All round development of the Dhuri constituency by bringing funds from Badal government and setting up of Government College, Dhuri as early as possible.
He was elected from Dhuri assembly seat in the by-polls held on April 11, 2015. The by-poll was necessitated after sitting Congress MLA Arvind Khanna resigned as legislator.