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CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) president Simranjit Singh Mann has slammed the current Shiromani Akali Dal government as the show run by the ‘gang of four.’
He was alluding to Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, his son and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal, Sukhbir’s wife and MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Sukhbir’s brother-in-law and cabinet minister Bikram Singh Majithia.
Mann said there was no democracy in the Akali Dal as the Badal family was in control of it now.
Speaking in Tarn Taran, the maverick leader said drug abuse was ruining the youth of the state under the watch of the leaders who proclaim themselves to be guardians of Sikhs.
Mann also criticized the recent arrest of 16 Sikh youths by police, saying they were innocent and there was no militancy in Punjab.