HOME
NEWS
BUSINESS
MOVIES
SPORTS
CRICKET
GET AHEAD
SHOPPING
rediff NewsApp
Rediff News
All News

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp
Rediff.com  » News » Badal, son released from Patiala jail

Badal, son released from Patiala jail

ShareComment
Text size:  A   A   A
December 10, 2003 14:15 IST

Shiromani Akali Dal president Parkash Singh Badal and his son, Rajya Sabha MP Sukhbir Singh, were released from the central jail in Patiala on Wednesday after a Ropar court granted them bail in a disproportionate assets case.

Ropar Special Judge S K Goyal on Tuesday had ordered that the father-son duo to be released on bail bonds of Rs 20 lakh each and two sureties of the like amount.

A large crowd of party workers had gathered outside the Central Jail to greet the former chief minister.

In a brief chat with reporters, Badal said the Akalis will soon launch state-wide programmes to counter the political vendetta unleashed by the Capt Amarinder Singh-led Congress government.

He said he will travel to Amritsar on Thursday to pay obeisance at the Golden Temple.
 
The party's Political Affairs Committee will meet in Chandigarh on Friday.

   

 

© Copyright 2013 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.
ShareComment
It's free!

To get such articles in your inbox