The disgruntled chief, whose determination comes in the course of the get together’s three-day ‘Chintan Shivir’ in Udaipur, went stay on his Fb web page to make the announcement.
“It’s my parting present to the get together. Good luck and goodbye Congress,” Jakhar mentioned whereas asserting his determination to half methods with the Congress get together.
The previous Punjab Congress chief had been upset with the get together for serving him a show-cause discover on April 11. Nevertheless, Jakhar selected to not reply to the Congress disciplinary committee panel.
The previous MP had criticised former chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi and termed him a “legal responsibility” for the get together after the Congress misplaced to the Aam Aadmi Get together in Punjab.
Jakhar had rejected the fees towards him and had mentioned his assertion was twisted and brought out of context. He had additionally expressed remorse if anyone was damage by his feedback.
He had earlier created a flutter when he claimed that 42 MLAs wished him to be the chief minister and solely two backed Channi following the unceremonious exit of Amarinder Singh final 12 months.
Jakhar was among the many front-runners for the chief ministerial submit after Amarinder Singh was unseated final 12 months. His possibilities have been scuttled after get together chief Ambika Soni mentioned the get together ought to go along with a Sikh face.