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“Tip Of The Iceberg”: Amarinder Singh After 5 Congress Leaders Be part of BJP

Captain Amarinder Singh congratulated Punjab Congress leaders who joined BJP

New Delhi:

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh at present congratulated Congress leaders for becoming a member of the BJP, calling the transfer a “tip of the iceberg”. 5 Congress leaders and former ministers Raj Kumar Verka, Balbir Singh Sidhu, Sunder Sham Arora, Gurpreet Singh Kangar and Kewal Dhillon joined the BJP at present.

“My finest needs to Balbir S. Sidhu, Gurpreet S. Kangar, Dr Raj Kumar Verka, Sunder Sham Arora and Kewal Singh Dhillon for taking a step in the proper route and becoming a member of BJP at present. That is simply the tip of the iceberg,” Amarinder Singh tweeted, in what was seen as alluding to extra probably exits from his former celebration.

The Congress was voted out of energy within the Punjab elections earlier this 12 months. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Occasion, or AAP, unseated the Congress with a giant win.

Amarinder Singh left the Congress and shaped his personal celebration months earlier than the Punjab elections. He has held the Gandhis answerable for the rout of the celebration within the meeting elections. Amarinder Singh had stated the Congress was “comfortably positioned” in Punjab earlier than he was unseated as Chief Minister.

He has slammed the Congress Working Committee for making an attempt to place the blame for the defeat in Punjab on him as a substitute of “gracefully admitting” their “personal blunders”.

Whereas leaving the Congress in November final 12 months, lower than two months for the meeting elections, Amarinder Singh in a fiery letter to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi had made a collection of questions and accusations towards the celebration and its particular person leaders — together with her son Rahul Gandhi and daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.

“…Regardless of figuring out me for the higher a part of my 52 years in public life and that too at a deeply private stage, you by no means understood me or my character. You thought I used to be getting on in years and ought to be put to pasture,” Amarinder Sing had stated within the letter.

Two former Shiromani Akali Dal MLAs Sarup Chand Singla and Mohinder Kaur Josh, too, joined the BJP at present.

Balbir Sidhu, a three-time MLA from Mohali, was the Well being Minister within the earlier Congress authorities whereas Gurpreet Kangar, who can be a three-time MLA from Rampura Phul, was the Income Minister. Mr Verka, a outstanding Dalit chief from Majha area, is a three-time legislator and was the Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment and Minorities within the earlier authorities. Sunder Sham Arora, a former MLA from Hoshiarpur, was the Trade and Commerce Minister within the earlier Congress authorities.

All of the 4 leaders misplaced the 2022 state meeting polls.


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