Tag Archives: Sikh-dominated

Sikh electorate, a divided lot in West Delhi

New Delhi: Sikh voters in the West Delhi Lok Sabha constituency are almost 9.23 per cent. If they exercise their vote en bloc, they may be a deciding factor, but they are divided. Leadership is also divided in the area. Ajeet Singh, a senior official in Ramgaria Cooperative Bank, said that 60 per cent Sikhs in the constituency are divided, 30 ...

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Outgoing PM in demand in Punjab’s Sikh-dominated constituencies

Chandigarh: He has taken a backseat in the high-pitched parliamentary elections after 10 years in office but Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seems to be in “demand” in Punjab’s Sikhdominated constituencies. The outgoing Sikh PM is among the top three in the state Congress’ list of star campaigners, which also includes Cong ress president Sonia Gandhi and vice- president Rahul Gandhi. ...

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Jhinda faction gears up for political war against Cong

Karnal, Haryana: Agitated over the “failure” of the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government in forming an independent gurdwara management panel in Haryana, a faction of the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (ad hoc) has planned to enter the political arena to challenge the Congress. Jagdish Singh Jhinda, ad hoc president, said on Tuesday that the new regional party would either contest ...

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