The Punjab Congress on Saturday unanimously handed two resolutions and despatched them to get together excessive command in Delhi. After a vital assembly of Congress Legislative Party (CLP) , AICC in-charge of Punjab Harish Rawat mentioned no choice has been taken on the title of CLP chief as a ultimate name to be taken by the get together’s high management.
“We have despatched two resolutions to get together excessive command which was handed in Congress Legislative Party as we speak. We are ready for his or her (get together excessive command) choice. Captain (Amarinder Singh) has labored effectively,” Rawat told media.
Ajay Maken, who was also present in the meeting as Congress observer for Punjab, said, “There was no discussion on name (CLP leader).” He added that 78 MLAs out of 80 had been current in the course of the CLP assembly held in Chandigarh.
The assembly comes minutes after Amarinder Singh resigned because the chief minister of Punjab, capping months of an influence tussle that had polarised the ruling get together within the state headed for elections in nearly 4 months. “I really feel humiliated,” Singh told reporters outside the Punjab Raj Bhawan after submitting his resignation to Governor Banwarilal Purohit.
“I have resigned, let them make anyone (next CM),” he additional mentioned. He submitted his resignation together with that of his council of ministers, his media adviser mentioned.
Asked about his future plan of action, he mentioned, “As far as my future politics is anxious, there may be at all times an choice and I’ll use that choice when time comes.” To a question on joining any other party, he said, “Whatever you have to say, you can say. I can only tell you that I have been a chief minister from the Congress. And I am in the Congress and I will consult my colleagues and then we will decide the future course of politics.” “I’ve solely resigned for myself,” he said to another question. “I hereby tender my resignation as the chief minister, and that of my council of ministers,” the one-line resignation letter mentioned.
Singh was accompanied by his spouse and MP Preneet Kaur and son Raninder Singh when he submitted his resignation to Governor Banwarilal Purohit. MPs Gurjeet Singh Aujla and Ravneet Singh Bittu, AG Atul Nanda and Chief Principal Secretary to CM Suresh Kumar had been additionally current. “I’m proud to accompany my father to Raj Bhawan when he submits his resignation as CM of Punjab and leads us as head of our household into a brand new starting,” Raninder Singh said in a tweet earlier.