Former head of the SGPC Kirpal Singh Bandugar has now replaced Avtar Singh Makkar as the new head. He’s known as close friend of CM Parkash Singh Badal. The overall response to the appointment of the new head has been disastrous with sangat overwhelmingly opposing.
Kirpal Singh Bandugar told the press that tough times have occurred since the time of the Gurus and he’ll try his best to resolve Panthic matters.
Bandugar was born in 1940 in Patiala. He was a known politician in the Shiromani Akali Dal who also wrote several books.