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Congress surprised in Punjab: Charanjit Singh Channi will be the Chief Minister, for the first time in the hands of a Dalit leader, the command in the state

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Congress has chosen Charanjit Singh Channi as the new CM of Punjab. He will lead the state in place of Captain Amarinder Singh, who resigned from his post on Saturday itself. Congress in-charge of Punjab Harish Rawat has informed about Charanjit Singh Channi being elected CM by tweeting. Rawat tweeted, “The decision has been taken unanimously to make Charanjit Singh Channi the CM in the meeting of the Congress Legislature Party.” Apart from him, Ajay Maken, who arrived in the state as an observer, has also tweeted that Harish Rawat and the new leader of the legislature party will go to the Governor’s House at 6:30 in the evening. It is believed that in this meeting he will stake claim to form the government in the state.

Meanwhile, Congress leader Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, who is being told so far in the race to become CM, said that this is the decision of the high command. Randhawa said, ‘It is the decision of the high command. I welcome it. Channi is like a younger brother to me. I am not disappointed.

Captain Amarinder was a minister in the government, political career has been spotless

Charanjit Singh Channi is the third time MLA of the Congress party and this is the first time that a Dalit has been given command by the party in the state. Channi has been known for his impeccable political career. Earlier, he had also played the role of Leader of Opposition in the state. At present, he was looking after the work as the Minister of Technical Education in the cabinet of Captain Amarinder Singh.

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