Bathinda: Throwing light on the ongoing tussle between Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Congress state unit chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said the two could be seen speaking against each other a week before the assembly elections in the state. could.
Addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, Mr. Singh said, “Chief Minister Channi is making new announcements every day. Now Sidhu is speaking against him. Both can be seen speaking against each other.”
Hitting out at Sidhu, the former chief minister said that he has no stand of his own and he keeps changing his stand from time to time.
He said, “It is useless to talk about the man who changes his stand again and again. Sidhu has no stand of his own.”
Amarinder said, “When he was a minister in my cabinet, he did not do any of his work properly. So I had to remove him.”
Taking a jibe at CM Channi’s new announcements a few weeks before the assembly elections in the state, Singh said it should be asked how he will fulfill those promises.
“The announcements that the chief minister is making should be asked as to how he will fulfill those promises. Congress has no plan to fulfill its promises,” he said.
Earlier, addressing a public meeting, Amarinder Singh said his party Punjab Lok Congress’s alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-United was in “national and state interest”.
“Punjab is facing many challenges, especially on the security and economic front. I found the BJP to be the only party that can take care of both the things,” he said.
Appealing to the people to support the alliance, he urged them to ensure that they cast their vote in the interest of the state and the country.
Assembly elections are due soon in Punjab this year.
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