Sukhbir: Tweaking of Gurdwara Act anti-democratic
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LASHING out at the Congress-led UPA government "for interfering in religious affairs of Sikhs," Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday said the amendment in Gurdwara Act, proposed by the Shiela Dikshit government was against the basic spirit of the Constitution as delaying elections beyond a five year term was anti-democratic.
He also slammed the Congress party for "colluding with the Sarna group to delay the Gurdwara elections"and preventing Sikhs in Delhi from exercising their franchise. Sukhbir said Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit fears that a drubbing for the Sarna's would have a direct impact on the Delhi Vidhan Sabha elections and and added that Sikhs would not allow the Congress to meddle in the community's affairs.
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