Delhi HC issues notice to EC, SAD on a plea seeking de-recognition of the party

| Updated: Jul 13, 2017 00:05 IST

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Election Commission on India after hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking de-recognition of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) as a political party. The PIL was filed by Balwant Singh where it has been alleged that only a secular party can contest legislative or general election. The petitioner has alleged that SAD has presented themselves as an organisation related to Sikh community and their religion. (ANI)