Congress MLA Pargat Singh on Thursday attacked Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, asking him to make clear on experiences suggesting that he has submitted dossiers on some legislators to the three-member panel fashioned to finish infighting within the state unit of the social gathering.
“Ever since Chief Minister Amarinder Singh appeared before the panel in Delhi, there have been news reports that dossiers on some MLAs and ministers have been submitted. I want to ask Amarinder Singh if these dossiers have been given, then who are these corrupt people,” mentioned Pargat Singh whereas addressing the media right here.
“If my name is included in the dossier, then let me know,” he requested the Chief Minister. Pargat Singh additional requested the Chief Minister to make clear if he had given it in writing to the panel.
“If he has given it in writing then it is his confessional statement that he is running a corrupt government,” mentioned the Jalandhar Cantonment legislator.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi had constituted a three-member committee within the wake of a rift within the social gathering’s Punjab unit. The panel had additionally been requested to attract a technique for strengthening the social gathering for the 2022 Assembly polls.
Quite a few Punjab leaders together with ministers and MLAs appeared earlier than the panel. The Chief Minister later met the panel members in Delhi.
There have been information experiences that the Chief Minister had carried dossiers on some social gathering legislators having direct or oblique enterprise pursuits in mining and different sectors.
Pargat Singh requested the Chief Minister in regards to the standing of the alleged multi-crore irrigation rip-off which was unearthed over 4 years in the past.
He requested whether or not there was no involvement of any politician or bureaucrat on this rip-off.
Pargat Singh, who is taken into account near Amritsar East legislator Navjot Singh Sidhu, additionally questioned the executive functionality of Amarinder Singh in working the state authorities.
On experiences that some legislators mentioned earlier than the panel that they wished Amarinder Singh shouldn’t be the Chief Minister face for the 2022 polls, Pargat Singh mentioned he had additionally mentioned the identical factor within the assembly.
“I said if you keep him (Amarinder as the chief ministerial face), then it will be difficult (to win polls),” mentioned Pargat Singh.
Last month, Pargat Singh had mentioned that the Congress might “suffer” if the 2022 meeting elections are fought underneath the management of Amarinder Singh.
The Jalandhar Cantonment legislator had been crucial of the chief minister and had even questioned his personal authorities over its “intent” in guaranteeing justice within the 2015 sacrilege and subsequent police firing incidents.