The Sangat has always been and shall always remain supreme for us, and we always trust and submit to the highest grace of the great Guru Sahiban and Shri Guru Granth Sahib,” said Badal as he stressed the need to uphold the values his father upheld.
Scores of political dignitaries and party supporters on Thursday flooded Parkash Singh Badal's native village in Muktsar district where the late Akali patriarch and five-time Punjab Chief Minister's body was kept from morning till around 1 p.m. for people to catch a last glimpse of the late leader.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday led the tributes to the Punjab leader, calling him a "colossal figure of Indian politics, and a remarkable statesman".
Earlier, senior party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa had resigned from all positions of the party.
“I have sent my resignation as legislator of Punjab Vidhan Sabha to the Speaker through e-mail,” Phoolka said over phone. But there was no confirmation if the Speaker Rana KP Singh has accepted the resignation.
The Akali Dal said the Union minister also assured a party delegation led by former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal that the 60:40 ratio would be maintained as far as posting of employees from Punjab and Haryana respectively is concerned in Chandigarh.
Addressing a Congress rally in Lambi, the native village of former CM Parkash Singh Badal, Amarinder accused the former CM and SAD leader, Parkash Singh Badal of lying on the incidents of sacrilege in the state during his tenure.
While the Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced a rally in former CM Parkash Singh Badal's constituency in Lambi on 7 October, the SAD announced to hold a rally in the CM's home city of Patiala the same date.