Jabar Virodhi Lehar progamme revised

Chandigarh, July 24 – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today announced a revision in the first phase programme of the party’s Jabar Virodhi Lehar which will be observed across the State besides traditional political conferences.

Disclosing this here today, former minister and party spokesman Dr Daljit Singh Cheema said the Lehar would now be launched by party president Sukhbir Singh Badal at Dera Baba Nanak on July 27. He said following this the party president would travel to Qadian (July 28), Fatehgarh Churian (July 31), Gurdaspur (August 1)) and Batala (August 2) assembly constituencies as part of this programme.

Dr Cheema said the party president would address small meetings of workers to listen to their grievances during his visit to each of these constituencies. He said Mr Sukhbir Badal would also visit and interact with families of party workers who have faced repression at the hands of Congressmen.

Besides this, the Akali leader said the SAD president would also attend the upcoming Rakhar Punia Jor Mela on August 7, the Isru conference in memory of martyr Karnail Singh Isru on August 15 and the conference on occasion of death anniversary of former SAD president Harchand Singh Longowal on August 20 at Longowal.

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