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The lifes and times of Surjit Singh Barnala- the man who almost became PM

DNA Rajiv GandhiRajiv GandhiMorarji DesaiMorarji Desai
Saturday, 14 January 2017 ()

 Surjit Singh Barnala, who almost became Prime Minister in the mid-90s but for his party ditching him, was a moderate Akali politician and played a role in the Rajiv-Longowal Accord that catapulted him to the chief minister's seat in Punjab during its worst period of militancy.

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