New Delhi: With a view to seek clemency for Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict in former Punjab Chief minister Beant Singh’s assassination case, Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday reached New Delhi where he is scheduled to meet the Prime Minister and the President for this purpose. 

Badal is expected to meet President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday following his visit to senior leaders of ally BJP in the capital to discuss the issue. 

A Chandigarh Court on Tuesday ordered the execution of Rajoana on March 31. The court’s order has triggered protests from some Sikh organisations that have called for Punjab bandh on Wednesday.