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Farm Bills Row: Akali Dal Quits BJP-Led National Democratic Alliance
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has decided to pull out of the BJP-led NDA alliance
Farm Bills Row: Akali Dal quits BJP-led National Democratic Alliance
New Delhi: Ahead of the 2022 Assembly elections in Punjab, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), one of the oldest allies of the BJP, quit the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Saturday after differences over the three 'controversial' farm sector Bills passed by the Parliament.
The decision to sever ties with the NDA was announced here by party President and MP Sukhbir Badal after the party's core committee meeting late on Saturday night.
Without taking any questions from the media, Sukhbir Badal said Akali Dal's alliance with the BJP ended, taking the interest of the farmers into consideration.
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has decided to pull out of BJP-led NDA alliance because of the centre’s stubborn refusal to give statutory legislative guarantees to protect assured marketing of farmers crops on MSP & its continued insensitivity to Punjabi & Sikh issues: SAD pic.twitter.com/lC3xHczDm2— ANI (@ANI) September 26, 2020