4 former Congress ministers of Punjab be a part of BJP
CHANDIGARH: In an enormous jolt to Congress occasion in Punjab when half a dozen senior Congress leaders together with 4 former ministers abandoned the occasion and joined BJP within the presence of Union House Minister Amit Shah right here at this time.
The 4 ministers who joined BJP included former Well being Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu, Energy Minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar, Social welfare minister Raj Kumar Verka and tenchnical schooling minister Sunder Sham Arora. Atleast three of them face corruption allegations and even allegedly concerned in unlawful sand mining and liquor commerce.
Mohali Mayor Amarjit Singh Sidhu who’s brother of Balbir Singh Sidhu had additionally joined BJP. The Congress leaders within the morning held a gathering with Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Delhi BJP chief Manjinder Singh Sirsa and Sunil Jakhar.
Earlier former PPCC president Sunil Jakhar had joined BJP. Two former Congress MLAs Fateh Jung Singh Bajwa and Rana Gurmeet Sodhi had joined BJP earlier than the meeting elections. All of them remained the loyalists of former Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh. Captain had floated a distinct occasion Punjab Lok Congress. He ha contested meeting elections in alliance with BJP however all his candidates misplaced their deposits.
The exodus of so many Congress leaders from the occasion can also be setback for the newsly appointed PPCC president Amarinder Singh Raj Warring. He has did not hold his flock collectively.