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Capturing life of Parkash Singh Badal: Journey of grand old man of politics

Published on Apr 26, 2023 12:58 PM IST
  • Parkash Singh Badal, former Punjab chief minister and Shiromani Akali Dal patriarch, died Tuesday. Here we take a look on his political legacy.
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Parkash Singh Badal with Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Madan Lal Khurana in 1996. (HT Archive)(HT_PRINT) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Parkash Singh Badal with Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Madan Lal Khurana in 1996. (HT Archive)(HT_PRINT)

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Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal (left) and his cousin Manpreet Singh Badal bringing the body of SAD patriarch Parkash Singh Badal to the party headquarters in Sector 28, Chandigarh, on Wednesday for people to pay their last respects. (Ravi Kumar/HT)(HT_PRINT) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal (left) and his cousin Manpreet Singh Badal bringing the body of SAD patriarch Parkash Singh Badal to the party headquarters in Sector 28, Chandigarh, on Wednesday for people to pay their last respects. (Ravi Kumar/HT)(HT_PRINT)

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Parkash Singh Badal was towering figure in both Punjab and national politics. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Parkash Singh Badal was towering figure in both Punjab and national politics. (PTI)

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Parkash Singh Badal meets the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Parkash Singh Badal meets the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi. (PTI)

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Parkash Singh Badal with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others pays obeisance at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Parkash Singh Badal with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others pays obeisance at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. (PTI)

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Parkash Singh Badal is seen with then BJP President Amit Shah in New Delhi.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Parkash Singh Badal is seen with then BJP President Amit Shah in New Delhi.(PTI)

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Parkash Singh Badal is seen with then BJP President Amit Shah and Harsimrat Kaur Badal at Anandpur Sahib.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Parkash Singh Badal is seen with then BJP President Amit Shah and Harsimrat Kaur Badal at Anandpur Sahib.(PTI)

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Shiromani Akali Dal patriarch and then Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal with defence minister and BJP leader Rajnath Singh at a function in Fatehgarh Sahib in 2016. (HT file photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Shiromani Akali Dal patriarch and then Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal with defence minister and BJP leader Rajnath Singh at a function in Fatehgarh Sahib in 2016. (HT file photo)

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Parkash Singh Badal meets Khusi Nand, the nephew of Shaheed Udham Singh in Sangrur. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Parkash Singh Badal meets Khusi Nand, the nephew of Shaheed Udham Singh in Sangrur. (PTI)

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Relatives offer last tributes to Parkash Singh Badal.(HT_PHOTO) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Relatives offer last tributes to Parkash Singh Badal.(HT_PHOTO)

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In its 100-year-old history, Shiromani Akali Dal, one of the oldest regional parties, has not seen a figure as towering as Parkash Singh Badal . He was the state’s longest serving chief minister, at 17 years across five terms (HT photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 26, 2023 12:58 PM IST

In its 100-year-old history, Shiromani Akali Dal, one of the oldest regional parties, has not seen a figure as towering as Parkash Singh Badal . He was the state’s longest serving chief minister, at 17 years across five terms (HT photo)

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