Shiromani Akali Dal (Panthic)

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Shiromani Akali Dal ( Panthik)
Chairperson Captain Amarinder Singh
Founded 1991

The political party Shiromani Akali Dal (Panthic) was one of several hard-line splinter group, formed as a result of the split in Shiromani Akali Dal (Simranjit Singh Mann)) in 1991. SAD(P) was formed in 1990. It is led by Jasbir Singh Rode. The party was a Sikh-centered political party in the Indian state of Punjab.

In January 1992 SAD (Panthik) merged with the Shiromani Akali Dal (Longowal). Amarinder however felt marginalized, and in February 1997 the SAD (Panthik) was re-launched. On September 12, 1997 SAD (Panthik) merged with the Indian National Congress and Amarinder Singh became the president of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) replacing Rajinder Kaur Bhattal.