In what may blow up into a serious face-off because it threatens to set off a full-fledged political warfare in Punjab Congress, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday dared his bête noire and senior celebration colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu to contest in opposition to him from Patiala and accused him of breaching celebration self-discipline repeatedly.
In an interview to Zee Punjabi, Amarinder Singh launched a fierce assault on his former cupboard minister. “Let him clear the place does he need to go. He’s within the celebration and has been repeatedly taking direct pot pictures at me. Doesn’t it point out that he’s another celebration as an choice,” fumed Singh. “If he needs to contest in opposition to me, I’m prepared for it. Final elections Gen J J Singh even misplaced his deposit. Let him additionally strive,’” he mentioned in a promo telecast by the channel.
Sidhu, just lately, had straight attacked the Chief Minister by means of twitter after the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom gave a clear chit to the Badals within the Kotkapura firing case and trashed the investigations carried by the Particular Investigation Group (SIT) appointed by the Punjab authorities. Sidhu had, by means of his tweet, alleged a ‘cowl up’ by the current dispensation that result in the investigations being trashed by the excessive courtroom.
He had additionally alleged that the state authorities had did not file a challan in opposition to the Badals within the case accusing the chief minister of a lax probe.
The decision has sparked off big political row within the state with just a few months left for the state meeting elections. The opposition AAP and the Akali Dal have gone to city over the problem criticising the ruling Congress authorities. Even inside the celebration Amarinder Singh has been dealing with an enormous outcry with PCC Chief Sunil Jakhar and senior minister, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, already making a proposal to resign which was rejected by the CM.
And minutes after the CMs scathing assault, Sidhu once more took to twitter saying, “Efforts to derail Punjab’s conscience will fail … My Soul is Punjab and Punjab’s Soul is Guru Granth Sahib Ji … Our battle is for Justice & punishing the responsible, an meeting seat just isn’t even value dialogue in the identical breathe !!”