The new Chief Minister was announced in Punjab on Sunday. Understanding the political arithmetic, the Congress has made a Dalit Chief Minister here for the first time. At the same time, the way has also been opened to make two deputy CMs in Punjab. With this, the picture of what Navjot Singh Sidhu’s role will be in Punjab has also become clear. Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat gave information about this on Sunday.
Our mutual feeling is that there should be two deputy CMs. Soon we will take a call on it along with names for Council of Ministers…Some names have been discussed but it’s the CM’s prerogative who discusses it with party high command and takes a call: Harish Rawat, Congress pic.twitter.com/SILSoV369y
— ANI (@ANI) September 19, 2021
Popular face told to Navjot Singh Sidhu
Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat threw light on the party’s strategy for the next elections. He said that who will be the face of the party in the next elections, it will be the decision of the Congress President. However, he definitely said that Navjot Singh Sidhu will be very important for the party in the next elections. Harish Rawat said that Navjot Singh Sidhu is a popular face here in view of the current political situation in Punjab. Harish Rawat also said that the party will try its best to ensure that Amarinder Singh is present at the swearing-in of the new chief minister. Although it will completely depend on them.
The name of the new Deputy CM is yet to be decided
Punjab Congress in-charge said that the names for two deputy CMs in Punjab are yet to be decided. He said that we all believe that there should be two deputy CMs here. Soon we will consider this and the Council of Ministers. Harish Rawat said that discussions have definitely taken place on some names. But now it is the responsibility of the new Chief Minister. He will announce it after talking to the party high command.
Swearing-in will be held at 11 am on Monday
Punjab’s new Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi will take oath at 11 am on Monday. Talking to the media after meeting Governor Banwarilal Purohit, he gave this information. Channi said that we have expressed the support of all our MLAs before the Governor. The swearing-in ceremony will be held at 11 am tomorrow. The name of the new Chief Minister of Punjab has been announced today after two days of political struggle after the resignation of Captain Amarinder Singh.