Rahul Gandhi Reveals Why Congress Removed Capt Amarinder Singh As Punjab CM

Possibly breaking his silence for the time over the unceremonious exit of Capt Amarinder Singh as Punjab Chief Minister, on Tuesday, Rahul Gandhi claimed that the party veteran failed to solve electricity issues of Punjab.

While addressing a rally in Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab, the Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that Capt Amarinder Singh also had ‘close links with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’. Further, Rahul claimed that Congress removed Amarinder Singh because he did not agree to provide free electricity to the poor people in Punjab.

Rahul Gandhi said, “I will reveal why Captain Amarinder was removed as the Chief Minister of Punjab. It is because he refused to provide free electricity to the poor people.”

Calling Amarinder Singh an ‘arrogant person’, Rahul Gandhi claimed that he had never seen him hugging a poor person, unlike Charanjit Singh Channi.

Referring to the drug problems, Rahul said, “I kept on saying, drugs are a very big threat to the country. I am saying this again, Punjab is not a state where experiments have to be done. Growth and development will be meaningless in Punjab if drugs continue to destroy the youth lives”.

Captain Amarinder Singh resigned as a CM in September month of last year following a bitter power tussle with state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu.

The Punjab Congress veteran leader later quit the party and floated his own political party – Punjab Lok Congress (PLC). Now, the PLC is contesting the state assembly polls in alliance with the BJP and Shiromani Akali Dal (Sanyukt).

Punjab Assembly elections 2022 will be held on 20th February and the counting of votes takes place on 10th March.

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