Notably, the Punjabi singer was shot dead a day after his security was withdrawn by the Punjab police, along with 424 others.
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In a Facebook LIVE on Saturday, he said “Good luck and goodbye to Congress”. The Congress had last month removed him from all positions for alleged anti-party activities.
The disgruntled Congress leader, whose decision comes during the party’s three-day Chintan Shivir in Udaipur, went live on his Facebook page to make the announcement.
The Aam Aadmi Party romped home by winning 92 seats in the 117-member Punjab assembly. The Congress was routed in the elections and could win only 18 seats.
Addressing a public gathering in Hoshiarpur, Jakhar said, “Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi was scheduled to come to Hoshiarpur but it’s shameful that the Central Government cancelled permission for him to come here.”
Jakhar, who is also the former Punjab Congress chief, dubbed Rawat’s statement as “baffling”, saying it is likely to “undermine” the authority of the chief minister.
The winter session of parliament began on Friday and after obituary references the Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day till Monday. Soon after the house met, newly elected member Sunil Jakhar took the oath of office. Jakhar is the son of former Speaker Balram Jakhar. He won the by-poll[Read More…]
In a major organisational revamp, the Congress on Thursday has replaced its existing state unit chiefs in two states where Assembly elections happened recently. The Congress leadership has appointed senior leader Pritam Singh as its Uttarakhand Congress chief and Sunil Jakhar as its chief in Punjab. Sunil Jakhar, contested from[Read More…]