Badal asks partymen to follow ideals of Daya Singh

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Raipur Rajputa (Ludhiana), Feb 3 (UNI) Punjab Chief Minster Parkash Singh Badal today called upon the leadership of Shiromani Akali Dal to follow the precious legacy and ideology of the veteran Akali leader Jathedar Daya Singh.

These views were expressed by Mr. Badal while paying homage to Jathedr Daya Singh on his 3rd death anniversary here at local Gurdwara in his native village.

The Chief Minister described Jathedar Daya Singh as an epitome of self sacrifice and dedication, who spent his entire life for the well being (Chardikala) of Sikh Panth. Mr Badal said he had a long association with Jathedar Daya Singh, who had the qualities of head and heart and was committed to the service of humanity to the core of his heart.

Earlier, Mr Badal visited the ancestral house of Jathedar Daya Singh and met the family members.

On the occasion, Mr Badal announced a grant of Rs 5 lakh for the development of village Raipur Rajputan.

Later, Mr Badal presided over the Prize Distribution function at 25th Annual sports tournament organized by Singh Sports Association at village Ghungrali Rajputan and announced a grant of Rs 5 lakh to the sports club.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Badal said that his government was committed to promote rural sports in a big way. He urged the youth to participate in the sports activities.

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