Amarinder Singh resigns as the CM of Punjab


Abhay Chauhan


Amarinder Singh submitted his resignation to Punjab governor Banwari Lal Purohit on Saturday.

“I had told Congress president Sonia Gandhi this morning that I could be resigning today. The party appeared to have an detail of doubt that I couldn’t run the government. I feel humiliated,” stated Singh after his resignation, including that he have been asked three times during the last months through the central management. He in addition told that he is still part of the Congress.

Singh stated that the party excessive command could make whoever they trust in the next CM.

Earlier Amarinder Singh’s son Raninder had also told that his father will resign from the CM.

“certainly have to go now as I am proud to go with my father to Raj Bhawan as he submits his resignation as CM of Punjab and leads us as head of our family into a brand new starting” Raninder wrote on Twitter.

There were about 50 MLAs from Punjab who has written to Sonia Gandhi to replace Amarinder Singh as Chief Minister of Punjab.

When the fight in Punjab escalated in August, the party’s significant management had sought to bury the hatchet through appointing Navjot Singh Sidhu as the Congress leader seemingly in opposition to the choice of Amarinder Singh.

Singh, who became Captain in 1965 Indo-Pakistan War, took the oath as the twenty sixth chief minister of Punjab in 2017 after Congress won the elections.

He was appointed as president of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee from year 2010 to 2013.


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