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Former Army chief J J Singh joins Shiromani Akali Dal in presence of Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal

Former Army Chief J J Singh Joined Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) On Saturday In Presence Of Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 07 Jan 2017, 07:02:39 PM
Former Army chief J J Singh (Image: ANI)

New Delhi:

Former Army chief J J Singh joined Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday in presence of Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.

"We are proud of the fact that the first Sikh Ex-Army Chief has joined SAD; he will be contesting from Patiala," said Sukhbir Singh Badal.

General Joginder Jaswant Singh (born 17 September 1945) was the 22nd Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) of the Indian Army. He was appointed on November 27, 2004, and took over the role when his predecessor, General N C Vij, retired on 31 January 2005.

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First Published : 07 Jan 2017, 07:00:00 PM

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