Punjab disaster reside updates | MLAs authorise Sonia Gandhi to select new CLP chief

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Punjab crisis live updates | MLAs authorise Sonia Gandhi to pick new CLP leader

2021-09-18 19:31:46

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday resigned from his place amid the continuing infighting in State unit of the celebration, saying he felt humiilated.  

Forward of the essential Congress Legislative Get together of Punjab assembly convened by the All India Congress Committee (AICC) on September 18, Capt. Amarinder handed over his resignation to Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

Chandigarh

Governor accepts Amarinder Singh’s resignation

Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit Saturday accepted Chief Minister Amarinder Singh’s resignation.

The Governor, nevertheless, has requested him and his council of ministers to proceed in workplace for the transaction of routine enterprise until different preparations are made, in keeping with an official assertion.

“Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit accepted his (Amarinder) resignation and that of his council of ministers,” mentioned the assertion.

Earlier within the day, Capt. Amarinder submitted his resignation together with that of his council of ministers.

“I, hereby, tender my resignation as Chief Minister, and that of my Council of Ministers,” the one-line resignation letter mentioned

Chandigarh

Punjab Congress Legislative Get together passes two resolutions

Punjab Congress MLAs on Saturday authorised celebration president Sonia Gandhi to select new CLP chief, on a day Amarinder Singh resigned because the state chief minister.

A decision to this impact was handed unanimously in a gathering of the Congress Legislature Get together right here.

Senior Congress chief Ajay Maken, who was one of many two central observers deputed by the celebration, informed reporters that 78 of 80 celebration MLAs have been current within the assembly.

He mentioned one other decision praising and thanking Amarinder Singh for his contribution in the direction of Punjab and the Congress was additionally unanimously handed on the assembly.

“We anticipate that the celebration will proceed to get steerage of Amarinder Singh,” he mentioned..

Jammu and Kashmir

It is an excessive amount of to anticipate Cong to combat BJP when its state leaders busy in infighting: Omar

It’s an excessive amount of to anticipate the Congress to take the combat to the BJP when its state leaders are too busy preventing amongst themselves, Nationwide Convention (NC) vp Omar Abdullah mentioned on Saturday after the resignation of Amarinder Singh as Punjab Chief Minister.

Mr. Abdullah, a former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, mentioned the Congress celebration’s actions have a direct affect on each political celebration outdoors the BJP-led Nationwide Democratic Allaince (NDA) as virtually 200 Lok Sabha seats see a direct contest between the Congress and the BJP.

In a collection of tweets, he mentioned, “I assume it is an excessive amount of to anticipate the Congress to take the combat to the BJP when its state leaders are too busy preventing amongst themselves.” “Ordinarily I would not give a toss in regards to the fratricide within the Congress celebration – their celebration, their enterprise. Nevertheless what the Congress does has a direct fallout for each political celebration outdoors the NDA orbit as a result of virtually 200 Lok Sabha seats see a direct BJP – Cong combat,” he added.

Congress veteran Amarinder Singh on Saturday resigned because the chief minister of Punjab, capping months of an influence tussle that had polarised the ruling celebration within the state headed for elections in nearly 4 months.

New Delhi

Governance in Punjab largest casualty in Cong’s ‘Sport of Thrones’: AAP

Governance in Punjab has been the most important casualty within the Congress celebration’s ‘Sport of Thrones’, the Aam Aadmi Get together (AAP) mentioned on Saturday after Chief Minister Amarinder Singh resigned following months of an influence tussle within the ruling celebration.

In a video message, AAP spokesperson Raghav Chadha mentioned the problems of Punjab have been placed on the again burner amid an influence battle within the ruling celebration.

“Congress has cheated the individuals of Punjab. They don’t care in regards to the welfare of Punjab, however their very own private happiness. Congress is a drowning Titanic that neither has imaginative and prescient nor dedication or efficiency,” Mr. Chadha mentioned in Punjabi.

He tweeted, “Governance within the state of Punjab has been the most important casualty in Congress’s ‘Sport of Thrones’.” Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday resigned as chief minister of Punjab, capping months of an influence tussle that had polarised the ruling celebration within the state headed for elections in nearly 4 months.

“I really feel humiliated…,” Capt. Amarinder informed reporters outdoors the Punjab Raj Bhawan after submitting his resignation to the governor

Profile of Amarinder Singh

 

Amarinder Singh: The person who put Cong again on saddle in Punjab

One of many strongest regional satraps of the Congress, Amarinder Singh was the chief who put the celebration again within the saddle in Punjab after an intensely fought ballot battle that decimated the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and crushed the Aam Aadmi Get together’s (AAP) dream of increasing its footprint past Delhi.

The 79-year-old extensively revered and standard chief steered the Congress in 2017 to a landslide victory within the 117-member meeting to occupy the chief minister’s put up for the second time.

The ‘maharaja’s’ win in Punjab after 10 years had additionally rekindled the hopes for the revival of the grand outdated celebration.

However now all appears not effectively within the celebration’s state unit as over 50 MLAs have written to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi in search of that Singh get replaced as chief minister, a improvement that comes nearly 4 months forward of meeting elections within the state.

Capt. Amarinder has now determined to give up from the put up of chief minister.

Belonging to a really uncommon breed of politicians who’ve seen motion within the Indo-Pak warfare, Capt. Amarinder tasted success within the 2017 polls after Akali Dal supremo Parkash Singh Badal foiled his earlier makes an attempt to turn into chief minister in 2007 and 2012.

Navjot Singh Sidhu joined the Congress just a few months forward of the polls after quitting the BJP. Hypothesis was rife that he can be given the put up of deputy chief minister, however he was made a Cupboard Minister. Relations between him and the chief minister have been by no means heat.

Simply two years after the Congress got here to energy, Mr. Sidhu was stripped off key portfolios within the cupboard reshuffle in June 2019 and he then resigned from the state cupboard.

Capt. Amarinder had divested Sidhu of the native authorities and tourism and cultural affairs departments and allotted him the facility and new and renewable power portfolio although the latter by no means assumed cost of his new division.

Chandigarh

Captain Amarinder Singh resigns as Punjab Chief Minister

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday give up from his place amid the continuing infighting in state unit of the celebration, saying he felt humiilated.  

Forward of the essential Congress Legislative Get together of Punjab assembly convened by the All India Congress Committee (AICC) on September 18, Capt. Amarinder handed over his resignation to Governor Banwarilal Purohit.   

“I’ve resigned from the put up of Chief Minister. I spoke to the celebration president and conveyed that I shall be resigning within the morning itself. The purpose is that it was the third time previously few months that MLAs are being summoned to Delhi (by celebration central management), it provides an impression of factor of doubt upon me for not having the ability to run (the federal government), however I really feel humiliated the best way factor have gone,” mentioned Capt. Amarinder, after submitting his resignation right here. 

“The factor is that that is the third time the celebration referred to as the MLAs. You’ve a component of doubt on me…. I really feel humiliated,” he informed reporters.

“I’ve resigned,” he mentioned, including that the Congress could make anybody the management trusts the chief minister.

Requested about his future plan of action, he mentioned, “So far as my future politics is anxious, there’s at all times an choice and I’ll use that choice when time comes.” “I’m within the Congress celebration. I’ll speak to my supporters and resolve future course of politics,” he mentioned.

 

New Delhi

Sonia Gandhi has spoken to Amarinder Singh

Congress president Sonia Gandhi is learnt to have spoken to Punjab Chief Minister Captain (Retd) Amarinder Singh after practically 40 MLAs wrote to the All India Congress Committe (AICC) to hunt a gathering of the Congress Legislature Get together (CLP).

Although there isn’t a official phrase from the celebration, sources informed The Hindu that the choice of Capt. Amarinder stepping down from his put up gracefully might have come up within the dialogue.

As soon as thought of among the many strongest Congress leaders, the erosion of assist for the Punjab Chief Minister has been swift and virtually in a single day.

 

Chandigarh

CLP assembly

In yet one more try to resolve the ongoing infighting inside celebration’s Punjab unit, the All India Congress Committee (AICC) had determined to carry a gathering of the Congress Legislature Get together (CLP) of Punjab on September 18.

The choice comes days after near 40 MLAs wrote to the celebration’s central management in opposition to Chief Minister Captain (Retd) Amarinder Singh, alleging that hardly something was being executed in the direction of fulfilment of the 18-point programme issued by the celebration excessive command. They’d demanded a gathering of the CLP.

Ludhiana

Amarinder Singh calls for scrapping of farm legal guidelines

Punjab Chief Minister Captain (Retd.) Amarinder Singh on Friday demanded fast scrapping of the three farm legal guidelines enacted by the Centre, whereas calling for detailed discussions with farmers to discover a manner ahead.

Declaring that many farmers had died over the course of the continuing protests in opposition to the legal guidelines, the Chief Minister mentioned it was “excessive time the Central authorities realised its blunder and withdrew the legislations within the pursuits of the farmers and the nation”.

The Chief Minister was talking as he inaugurated the third State-level digital “Kisan Mela” (farmer honest) organised by the Punjab Agricultural College, Ludhiana.

 

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