In what may blow up into a significant face-off because it threatens to set off a full-fledged political struggle in Punjab Congress, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday dared his bête noire and senior celebration colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu to contest towards 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 wish to go. He is within the celebration and has been repeatedly taking direct pot photographs at me. Doesn’t it point out that he’s another celebration as an possibility,” fumed Singh. “If he wants to contest against me, I am ready for it. Last elections Gen J J Singh even lost his deposit. Let him also try,’” he mentioned in a promo telecast by the channel.
Sidhu, just lately, had straight attacked the Chief Minister by twitter after the Punjab and Haryana High Court gave a clear chit to the Badals within the Kotkapura firing case and trashed the investigations carried by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) appointed by the Punjab authorities. Sidhu had, by his tweet, alleged a ‘cover 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 didn’t file a challan towards the Badals within the case accusing the chief minister of a lax probe.
The verdict has sparked off enormous 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 struggle is for Justice & punishing the responsible, an meeting seat just isn’t even price dialogue in the identical breathe !!”