Former Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh, who left Congress final yr, is almost definitely to hitch the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). After his return from spinal surgical procedure in London the next week, Singh would most likely merge his Punjab Lok Congress occasion with the BJP. In September 2021, the politician left the Congress amid an influence wrestle with Navjot Singh Sidhu and launched his personal occasion, the Punjab Lok Congress.
Singh backed the BJP throughout the state Assembly elections this yr, regardless of denials on the contrary. However, the politician was defeated by Ajit Pal Singh Kohli of the Aam Aadmi Party in his residence district of Patiala. Quite a few Congressmen, together with Raj Ok. Verka, Gurpreet S. Kangar, Balbir Sidhu, Kewal S. Dhillon, Sunder Sham Arora, and Kamaljeet S. Dhillon, switched to the BJP earlier this yr.
Several Congressmen who have been near Capt. Amarinder Singh after his departure from the occasion final yr subsequently resigned and joined the BJP. Sunil Jakhar, a former state minister and president of the Punjab Pradesh Congress (PPCC), lately joined the BJP along with 4 different officers, together with Raj Kumar Verka, and Sundar Sham Arora, the PPCC’s working president, Balbir Singh Sidhu, and Gurpreet Singh Kangar.
Amrinder had give up Congress in Eighties additionally
In his political profession, Amarinder Singh has ceaselessly modified sides, becoming a member of the Congress earlier than becoming a member of the Akali Dal and later founding his personal occasion. Singh, a former commissioned officer within the Indian military, started his political profession in 1968 and, operating on the Congress platform, received the overall election from the Patiala Parliamentary constituency in 1980. But attributable to Action Blue Star, a army operation carried out by Indian safety forces within the Golden Temple, he left the Congress occasion.