Former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh established himself as the undisputed leader of Punjab Congress. With a successful show of strength with more than two-third of sitting. Congress MLAs rallying behind him at a luncheon meet at his residence here on Sunday. Cong MLAs Rally is going to make changes and help the political diagonal of congress and other political parties in Punjab.
At a time when feud between deputy leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh and Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Partap Singh Bajwa has reached tipping point, Amarinder’s faction delivered a message loud and clear of his clout.
Contending that there are some anti-Punjab forces who want to disrupt the peace of the state. He asked why all ‘beadbis’ (sacrilege) and blasts are happening just after Majithia was booked.
“We are also probing this angle to the recent dastardly acts that have been perpetrated”, said the Chief Minister. Adding just a single case has forced Majithia to go incognito. If the Akali leader has done nothing wrong then he should come forward to face the law. Cong MLAs Rally Behind Ex-PCC Chief In Delhi, the event was going to decide many things for congress in Punjab.
After the rally, the Chief Minister inaugurated a bus stand at Mullanpur Dakha. Which has been named after Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha besides announcing Sub Division Status to Mullanpur Dakha, an ITI College for Latala, Rs 5 crore for the development works and Government Degree College for Sidhwan Bet.
What The SAD Leader Bikram Singh Majithia Has To Say:
Drawing a parallel between the registration of an FIR against the SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia and the bomb blast. That rocked the Ludhiana city as well as the recent sacrilege incidents. Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Thursday, questioned as to why such a horrendous incident took place. That too only after Majithia was cornered by the law.
The statement released by Amarinder’s office said that CLP leader Sunil Jakhar, former PCC presidents Mohinder Singh Kaypee, Lal Singh. Ludhiana MP Ravneet Singh Bittu, MLAs Preneet Kaur, Rana Gurjeet Singh, Ashwani Sekhri, Rana Sodhi, Raj Kumar Verka. Tripat Rajinder Singh Bajwa, Kewal Dhillon, O P Soni, Balbir Sidhu, Jagmohan Singh Kang, Sukhjinder Randhawa, Joginder Singh Panjgraian. Bibi Harchand Kaur, Mohammad Sadiq, Cong MLAs Rally Tarlochan Soond, Gur Iqbal Kaur, Ajaib Singh Bhatti, Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, Sukh Sarkaria, Amrik Dhillon. Karan Kaur Brar, Ramanjit Singh Sikki, Rajnish Babbi, Sangat Singh Gilzian, Sunder Shyam Arora. Gurkirat Kotli and Navtej Singh Cheema attended the luncheon meet.
Appealing to the people to support Capt Sandeep Sandhu in the coming elections. Channi said that Capt Sandhu has made untiring efforts for the development of the Dakha constituency despite losing the byelection.
Congress in Big Issue Now
Despite the Congress party high command trying to show off a united facade in the Punjab unit ahead of the State Assembly elections. Differences continue to simmer between Chief Minister Charanjit Channi and PCC Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu. So much so that a senior Congress leader. Former PCC chief Sunil Jakhar took a subtle dig at the two at a public rally on Friday.
Channi along with other leaders attended a rally in Jalandhar. A constituency represented by Pargat Singh, a close aide of Sidhu. The PCC chief, however, gave the event a miss raising eyebrows. Since the rally was being held in his aide’s constituency. The absence of Sidhu did not go well with other senior leaders, particularly Jakhar. While addressing the rally, Jakhar cited an example of the 32 farm unions. Coming together for a common cause to take a subtle dig at the continued bickering in the Congress party.
The MLAs belonging to the DMK, Congress and an Independent MLA. On Monday staged a protest in front of the clock tower at Muthialpet. Against the territorial government’s move to sell the land belonging to Ponfab for settlement of bank loans.
The Pondicherry Cooperative Handloom Export Development Project. Popularly known as PONFAB, was established in the 1980s to cater to overseas markets. But the handloom weavers’ body is now in a financial crisis.
The government had proposed to sell an expanse of 28,500 square feet in Mudaliarpet, to settle bank dues to the tune of ₹8.33 crore.
Protesting against the move, Leader of Opposition R. Siva, DMK MLAs — Annibal Kennedy, L. Sambath and R. Senthil Kumar, Congress MLA M. Vaithinathan and Independent MLA J. Prakash Kumar staged an agitation demanding the government to drop the proposal for sale.
Modernise undertaking – Cong MLAs Rally
Leading the demonstration, Mr Siva urged the Puducherry Government to drop the move and take steps to modernise the undertaking.
Meanwhile, members of the AIADMK, led by former MLA Vaiyapuri Manikandan, picketed the office of the Registrar of Cooperative Societies in Thattanchavady to register their protest against the move.
Source: The New Indian