Capt Amarinder Seeks Ba­jwa’s Res­ig­na­tion

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

CHANDIGARH: Se­nior Congress leader Amarinder Singh has con­demned the is­sue of dis­ci­plinary notices to two party MLAs for seek­ing res­ig­na­tion of state unit chief Par­tap Singh Ba­jwa, terming the ac­tion as “des­per­ate” at­tempts to “si­lence the pop­u­lar sen­ti­ment” in the party. Sup­port­ing the de­mand of the MLAs, the for­mer CM also sought Ba­jwa's res­ig­na­tion. Pun­jab Congress’ Dis­ci­plinary Ac­tion Com­mit­tee on Thurs­day is­sued notices to Guru Har Sa­hai MLA Rana Gurmeet Sodhi and Bar­nala MLA Ke­wal Dhillon Sodhi for leading a group of leg­is­la­tors and lead­ers and openly seek­ing Ba­jwa’s res­ig­na­tion fol­low­ing the party’s dis­mal per­for­mance in LS polls. 24 Congress MLAs and other party lead­ers had re­leased a state­ment to the me­dia, ask­ing Ba­jwa to own up re­spon­si­bil­ity for the party’s poll de­ba­cle in Pun­jab and re­sign. Amarinder said these were “des­per­ate” at­tempts to “si­lence the pop­u­lar sen­ti­ment” in the party. IT’S YOUR TIME BOSS: JD(U) leader Ni­tish Ku­mar con­grat­u­lates Bi­har Chief Min­is­ter Ji­tan Ram Man­jhi for win­ning the trust vote in the state as­sem­bly

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