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Punjab CM Incorporates Sukhpal Khaira, 2 AAP Rebel MLA Into Congress Ahead Of Delhi Visit | India News


CHANDIGARH: Amid increased political activity within the Punjab Congress, Bholath MLA and former opposition leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira along with two rebel AAP MLAs Pirmal Singh and Jagdev Singh Kamalu joined the party on Thursday.
Punjab’s Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh brought three lawmakers, Khaira along with Bhadaur MLA Singh and Maur MLA Kamalu, into the group in a low-key event at his residence ahead of their visit to Delhi to meet with the three-member panel. of the party. (constituted to resolve factionalism in the Punjab Congress).
“The Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, before leaving for Delhi, welcomed Sukhpal Singh Khaira, MLA and former opposition leader and his two colleagues from the AAP MLA, namely Jagdev Singh Kamalu, MLA Maur and Pirmal Singh Dhaula, MLA Bhadaur in the party fold, “Punjab Congress tweeted.
Former opposition leader Khaira, after resigning from Congress joined the AAP in December 2015 and was elected from the Bholath Assembly seat in 2017 on the AAP list. He later resigned from the AAP in January 2019 and formed the Punjabi Ekta Party.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, along with Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla, arrived at the Kapurthala House in Delhi, ahead of the scheduled meeting with the three-member panel on Friday.
Earlier today, the leader of Congress, Harish Rawat, had reported that the Chief Minister of Punjab will meet with the three-member panel of the party formed by the interim Speaker of Congress, Sonia Gandhi, to resolve factionalism in the Punjab Congress on June 4th.
Rawat along with Mallikarjun Kharge and JP Aggarwal are members of the panel formed to resolve the growing differences between their leaders: Captain Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu.
Now, eight months before the election, the demand to replace the Captain is gathering momentum. The leadership of Congress has formed a committee to stop the rebellion, but the challenge before the committee is very complex. The most complicated thing is that this dispute is not limited only to the fight between the Captain and Sidhu.
In two days, a panel created by Sonia Gandhi met with more than 50 MLA from Punjab in Delhi. Some have spoken of unity and discipline in the party, while some leaders have demanded change.

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