Then an Akali
, a wild-eyed, wild-haired Sikh devotee in the blue-checked clothes of his faith, with polished-steel quoits glistening on the cone of his tall blue turban, stalked past, returning from a visit to one of the independent Sikh States, where he had been singing the ancient glories of the Khalsa to College-trained princelings in top-boots and white-cord breeches.
The Shiromani Akali
Dal (SAD) is also leading in 10 of the 95 wards.
A computer-generated swapping of faces was done for the picture used in an advertisement released by the Public Relations Department to commemorate the 350th birth anniversary of the Sikh Guru, the Shiromani Akali
Dal said and demanded strict action against the erring officials and the advertising agency concerned.
It is against this background that the present paper attempt to analyse the phases in which polarization process had taken place and is being taking place within the Sikh community in Punjab and the role of the Akali
Dal in stimulating and supporting such process.
A journalist was allegedly shot dead by a Shiromani Akali
Dal ( SAD) councillor in Dhuri in Sangrur district on Thursday night, police said on Friday.
ISLAMABAD -- APHC leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir National Front (JKNF), Nayeem Ahmad Khan, has condemned the puppet authorities for detaining and not allowing a delegation of Sikh organization from Indian Punjab, Shiromani Akali
Dal, to visit the Indian held Kashmir.
Leaders of the ruling Akali
Dal-BJP government and their main challenger, the Congress have addressed large public meetings where they spoke the language of election campaigns.
Ludhiana: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's car was on Monday attacked by protesters allegedly belonging to Akali
Dal who pelted stones on the vehicle breaking its windshield but the AAP leader escaped unhurt.
The situation took an ugly turn when one of the Akali
Dal factions led by former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Simranjeet Singh Mann along with his supporters tried to raise pro-Khalistani slogans from the rostrum of Akal Takht, Amritsar Police Commissioner Jatinder Singh Aulakh said.
But in Amritsar, Jaitley has three adversaries: Amarinder's formidable challenge; tangible public anger against Akali
strongman Bikram Singh Majithia and groundswell of sympathy for sitting MP Navjot Singh Sidhu whom the BJP denied ticket.
The show, Sikh Fortress Turban: A British Museum Tour, is centred around the fortress turban, a conical headpiece worn by original Sikh warriors, the Akali
The ruling Shiromani Akali
Dal(SAD) has been hogging the limelight for all the wrong reasons these days.