Press Reporter News Service
Karnal, August 13
Baljeet Singh Daduwal, supported by senior vice chairman Didar Singh Nalvi, was elected president of the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Administration Committee (HSGMC advert hoc) on Thursday.
The election went peacefully within the historic Chhevin-Nauvin Patshahi Gurdwara, Cheeka, Kaithal, on Thursday.
In a cut-throat election, he defeated Jagbir Singh Khalsa, who was supported by former president Jagdish Singh Jhinda, with solely two votes. Election Officer Darshan Singh Barari confirmed the end result and stated Daduwal had been declared the winner.
The Election Officer added that as many as 36 members have been eligible for voting.
Of the 36 votes, Daduwal obtained 19 votes whereas Khalsa acquired 17 votes.
Nalvi congratulated the newly elected president and stated they’d strongly contest the case of a separate committee within the Apex Courtroom. Daduwal stated he would make efforts to advertise Punjabi language throughout the state.
The election course of was stopped for an hour when Daduwal filed a grievance to district authorities in opposition to the election officer of being biased. Daduwal raised questions over the validation of 4 votes, saying three individuals have already joined the SGPC and one member has not joined any assembly. Later, at round 2.40 pm, the election course of was began.
Kaithal SP Shashank Kumar Sawan, together with heavy police pressure, remained there to take care of the legislation and order scenario.
SDM Kaithal and SDM Cheeka have been additionally appointed there for conducting election peacefully.