Sukhbir Singh BadalPresident

Great hopes make great men

Sukhbir Singh Badal (born 9 July 1962) has been the president of Shiromani Akali Dal since 2008.  A young and dynamic politician, he is also leading the political command of Punjab as a Deputy Chief Minister since 2009. He is the son of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.

Sukhbir Singh Badal is the youngest person ever to become the president of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). Perseverance, consistent hard work and leadership acumen has elevated him to this coveted position and today he is one of the most important leaders of SAD.

Sukhbir Singh Badal has taken many initiatives in the interest of people over a period of time. He has infused a new lease of life in the organization structure by spreading its wings, moving beyond ethnic and cultural boundaries.

The general assembly elections in Punjab 2012 proved a milestone in his political career as he steered SAD – BJP combine to a marvelous victory, beating anti-incumbency for the first time in Punjab. The alliance-sweeping majority also proves volumes about his leadership skills and the people’s acceptance of the Akali government’s ‘Development for All’ agenda.