Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal will announce his celebration’s Chief Ministerial candidate for the Punjab meeting elections at the moment. The announcement might be made at 12 pm.
Mr Kejriwal had final week launched a cellphone quantity and requested the folks of Punjab to inform them who they wish to see as AAP’s candidate for the highest job. At the identical press convention, he had stated that the celebration was eager to offer the accountability to two-time MP Bhagwant Mann, however he himself urged the thought of asking for folks’s selection.
Mr Mann, AAP’s state president, represents the Sangrur Lok Sabha seat. He remained with the celebration at the same time as AAP noticed mass defection final yr.
In 2018, Mr Mann had resigned from the publish of celebration president after Arvind Kejriwal apologised to former Punjab minister and Akali Dal chief Bikram Singh Majithia for allegations towards him for his involvement within the drug commerce.
Mr Mann has typically been referred to as an alcoholic however claims to be solely a social drinker.
Bhagwant Mann’s picture as a pacesetter has remained freed from the taint of corruption. His life-style sans any ostentation and flamboyance has given him the picture of a mass chief. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Mr Mann gained his seat with the best margin within the state.
Earlier at the moment, a video shared by the Congress celebration on its Twitter deal with that includes actor-philanthropist Sonu Sood triggered hypothesis as to who would be the Chief Ministerial face of the celebration within the upcoming Punjab meeting elections. The video features a montage of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s visuals with dramatic background music pitching him as the person for the CM’s job.
The Assembly polls in Punjab are scheduled to happen in a single part on February 20. The votes might be counted on March 10.