Chandigarh: It’s stated that generally politics develop in unanticipated methods and precisely the identical occurred through the 2022 Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) presidential elections. Final 12 months SAD(B) picked up Harjinder Singh Dhami as its presidential candidate, presumably in session with, now defiant, Bibi Jagir Kaur who not solely gave her consent on Dhami’s title but in addition proposed his title for the presidential candidate within the Teja Singh Samundari Corridor. However a 12 months after within the 2022 SGPC’s presidential elections Kaur challenged Dhami and sat with the opposition members.
Final 12 months Harjinder Singh Dhami was elected as SGPC president and gained 122 votes whereas his opponent candidate Mithu Singh Kahanke polled 19 votes.
Through the just lately concluded SGPC’s presidential elections, Dhami polled 104 votes whereas his opponent, Bibi Jagir Kaur polled 42 votes. A peep into the 2020 election reveals Bibi Jagir Kaur polled 122 votes and her opponent candidate polled 20 votes which suggests Kaur has been in a position to garner the assist of just about double the variety of opposition members as in comparison with 2020 and 2021 polls.
The political analysts are of the view that the 2022 SGPC’s presidential election outcomes point out at Kaur’s private elevation as she had been profitable in making a serious dent SAD(B) camp by practically doubling the variety of opposition members in her favor.
Instantly after dropping the elections to Dhami, she demanded from Middle authorities maintain the final elections of SGPC in addition to she additionally gave a name for the resuscitation of SAD and refused to simply accept Sukhbir Singh Badal as president of SAD. And for the primary time, within the close to previous, SAD(B) may have a powerful opposition candidate within the SGPC’s home.
Although she has misplaced within the quantity recreation being the 4 occasions former president of SGPC, Bibi Jagir Kaur is aware of the functioning of every division of SGPC and the establishments run by it and was prone to make ‘presidency’ troublesome for SAD(B) candidate.
Below the current circumstances, the subsequent normal elections of SGPC are going to be an uphill job for the SAD(B) president whose social gathering has already been pushed to the nook within the final meeting elections and Sukhvir Singh Badal’s personal political acumen is questionable particularly after a number of of its senior leaders selected to half methods underneath Sukhbir’s management.