Cong entrants in BJP alarm saffron rank & file
Amritsar, January 23
Former outstanding Congress leaders who shifted their loyalty to the BJP are actually making the saffron social gathering leaders and ticket seekers apprehensive. They really feel that they’d be minnows in entrance of their political stature.
Former Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, former Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal and former MP Sunil Jakhar have direct entry to the Central management of the BJP whereas former Congress ministers Gurpreet Singh Kangar, Rajkumar Verka, Sunder Sham Arora, Balbir Singh Sidhu and Rana Gurmeet Sodhi train sway in political circles of the state.
Capt Amarinder’s daughter Jai Inder Kaur and Sonu Sood’s sister Malvika Sood, who took half within the two-day govt assembly of Punjab BJP right here, even have their star strategy.
A number of of them, together with Jakhar, Rajkumar Verka, Jai Inder Kaur and Malvika Sood had been current within the assembly.
The dominance of former Congress leaders was seen within the checklist of state office-bearers just lately introduced by the BJP. Most of those that joined the BJP belonged to totally different factions of the Congress.
Sources within the BJP state that these Congress leaders parachuted into the saffron social gathering might take away a lion’s share of social gathering tickets within the 13 parliamentary seats of the state.
A bit of them expressed concern that they could must face the identical therapy meted out to them by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) through the coalition.