DW BUREAU / Chandigarh
Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal has called a meeting of the core committee of the party on September 18 at party head office here to discuss preparation for Gurdaspur bypoll and prevalent political situation in the state.
In a statement here on Wednesday, SAD secretary and spokesman Daljit Singh Cheema said meeting will deliberate on strategy to be adopted for the poll, preparations and duties to be assigned to leaders of different districts.
He said after the meeting party leadership will meet senior leaders of the BJP to finalize proposals in this regard.
He disclosed that Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday met senior leaders Bikram Singh Majithia, Maheshinder Singh Grewal, Nirmal Singh Kahlon, Sucha Singh Langah, Gurcharan Singh Babehali, Lakhbir Singh Lodhinangal and Jagroop Singh Sekhwan to discuss issues related to Gurdaspur bypoll.
Dr Cheema also said that the party president will address meetings of leaders and workers of different assembly segments falling in Gurdaspur parliamentary constituency on September 21 and 23. He said on September 21, Mr Badal will address first meeting at Fatehgarh Churian assembly segment, followed by meeting at Dera Baba Nanak segment and Batala. He said on September 23 he will address leaders and workers of Kadian assembly segment at Kahnoowan, followed by meeting at Gurdaspur and Dinanagar.