Chatting with ANI right here at present, Rawat stated, “It (Congress face for upcoming state meeting polls) shall be determined by the Congress president, however given the circumstances, elections shall be fought with the Chief Minister’s cupboard beneath Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee, whose chief is Navjot Singh Sidhu, who could be very widespread.”
He additional acknowledged that Congress had yesterday itself unanimously determined to make Charanjit Singh Channi the subsequent Chief Minister of Punjab.
“The choice (to decide on the brand new Punjab CM) was taken yesterday solely. We have been solely ready to satisfy the Governor. The social gathering was unanimous on Charanjit Singh Channi’s identify. We are going to strive to make sure that he (Amarinder Singh) is there at oath-taking, nevertheless it’s as much as him,” stated Rawat.
He stated that the names for 2 deputy chief ministers are but to be determined.
“Our mutual feeling is that there needs to be two deputy CMs. Quickly we’ll take a name on it together with names for the Council of Ministers. Some names have been mentioned nevertheless it’s the CM’s prerogative who will talk about it with social gathering excessive command and takes a name,” the previous Uttarakhand chief minister stated.
Congress MLA Charanjit Singh Channi will take the oath as the brand new Chief Minister of Punjab on Monday at 11 am on Monday.
Addressing media after assembly Governor Banwarilal Purohit, the Chief Minister-designate of Punjab stated, “We have now offered our stance, unanimously supported by social gathering MLAs, earlier than the Governor. Oath taking ceremony will happen at 11 am tomorrow.”
Channi will succeed Captain Amarinder Singh, who resigned because the chief minister of Punjab on Saturday following months of infighting between him and Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief Navjot Singh Sidhu.
These growth got here months earlier than the 2022 Punjab Meeting elections.
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