Pargat Singh resigns from primary membership of SAD

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Sept. 12 (ANI): Former hockey captain-turned-politician Pargat Singh on Monday resigned from the primary membership of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). "I today resigned from the primary membership of SAD. However, I did not get any notice but I wanted the Speaker to tell the people because I don't want to violate the laws," Singh told reporters. He submitted his resignation to party president and Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal. Pargat Singh and cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu recently launched a new party, Aawaaz-E-Punjab, with an eye on the upcoming Punjab polls. Singh, the former SAD MLA from Jalandhar Cantt, was recently expelled from the party on charges of indulging in anti-party activities. (ANI)
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