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‘Post or no submit’: Sidhu vows to face by Rahul and Priyanka after u-turn on Punjab Congress chief job

Sidhu set the stage for Amarinder Singh’s resignation as Punjab CM on 18 September and the comparatively lesser-known Dalit face Charanjit Singh Channi’s takeover, simply 4 months earlier than the Assembly polls

Navjot Singh Sidhu made the shock announcement on Twitter. PTI

Navjot Singh Sidhu, whose obvious turnaround on resigning as Punjab Congress chief raised many heckles within the social gathering, on Saturday introduced “post or no post, will stand by Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra”.

Backed by Rahul and Priyanka, Sidhu set the stage for Amarinder Singh’s resignation as Punjab chief minister on 18 September and the comparatively lesser recognized Dalit face Charanjit Singh Channi’s takeover, simply 4 months earlier than the Assembly polls.

On Saturday, Sidhu vowed to “uphold the principles of Gandhiji and Shastriji” and mentioned he remained dedicated to making sure victory of the state.

“Will uphold ideas of Gandhiji and Shastriji. Post or no submit will stand by Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi! Let all unfavorable forces attempt to defeat me, however with each ounce of optimistic vitality will make Punjab win, Punjabiyat (Universal Brotherhood) win and each Punjabi win!” he tweeted.

Putting an finish to the continuing turmoil within the social gathering’s Punjab unit, sources mentionedInformation18
on Thursday that Sidhu would proceed as Punjab Congress Committee chief after holding a high-stakes meet with Channi.

The sources additional mentioned that almost all of Sidhu’s calls for have been accepted, and the choice is more likely to be formally introduced at a Cabinet assembly that has been referred to as on 4 October.

The latest appointments of the director-general of police, the advocate normal and a few “tainted” leaders within the Channi cupboard had reportedly angered Sidhu.

Before his meet with Channi, Sidhu attacked the state’s new DGP, saying that he had wrongly indicted two Sikh youths in a desecration case and gave a clear chit to the Badals.

The desecration of a non secular textual content allegedly happened in Punjab’s Faridkot district in 2015, whose investigation was handed over by the then Parkash Singh Badal-led authorities to an SIT led by the present DGP Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota.

Sahota was given the extra cost of the state’s DGP by the Charanjit Singh Channi-led authorities, after which Sidhu give up because the state Congress chief and objected to his appointment.

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