Sources said most of the leaders supported the merger move and the SAD (S) decided to form a panel, which will take feedback from the district units of the party to submit a report to Dhindsa on the possibility of merger and other modalities.
Bhagwant Mann, Chief Minister of Punjab, held a roadshow with AAP candidate Sushil Kumar Rinku in Jalandhar, attacking the Congress and Akali Dal for amassing property worth billions of rupees. Mann also accused former industries minister Shyam Sundar Arora of collecting large amounts of money from industrialists.
Parkash Singh Badal, a five-time chief minister of Punjab and the last surviving member of a political generation that saw independence, has died at 95. He was a pragmatic practitioner of communal harmony, a liberal and secular man, and an avowed protagonist of and a fierce fighter for Punjab?s interests.