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Navjot Sidhu avers ‘Congress lost resulting from mafia raj’; skips Warring’s installation occasion

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Taking a veiled dig at Charanjit Singh Channi, Navjot Singh Sidhu opined that ‘mafia raj’ became responsible for Congress’ defeat in the Punjab Assembly polls.

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Taking a veiled dig at Charanjit Singh Channi, ex-Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu opined that ‘mafia raj’ became responsible for the occasion’s defeat in the no longer too long in the past concluded Assembly polls. The vulnerable Punjab CM has been below fire from leaders equivalent to Sidhu and Sunil Jakhar after he became grilled by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the unlawful sand mining case. Talking to the media open air the Punjab Congress Bhawan on Friday, Sidhu contended that his combat became in opposition to the unsuitable system and pressured the need for Congress to re-create itself. 

Contending that Punjab is facing an existential disaster, Navjot Sidhu remarked, “As of late I am asserting openly that Congress lost on yarn of of 5 years of Mafia Raj. I saved on preventing in incompatibility mafia. The combat in opposition to the mafia became no longer in opposition to any explicit person. It became in opposition to a system. A community of of us became eating the affirm admire termites. The Chief Minister became fascinated with this and he went away. Until politics remains industrial, this can no longer be respected”. 

On this occasion, the cricketer-modified into-flesh presser met Amarinder Singh Raja Warring nonetheless left from the occasion headquarters 10 minutes sooner than the ceremony to trace the latter’s installation as the present Punjab Congress president. The dearth of rapport between the two leaders also came to the fore on Thursday when Sidhu met the Governor with out retaining Warring in the loop. In one other pattern, vulnerable Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar also skipped as of late’s characteristic amid hypothesis that the occasion is situation to take care of strict in opposition to him for no longer responding to the expose trigger overview. 

कांग्रेस को नवीनीकरण करना होगा। डंके की चोट पर कहूंगा कि कांग्रेस 5 साल के माफिया राज की वजह से हारी। मैं इस माफिया राज के ख़िलाफ़ लड़ता रहा। यह लड़ाई सिस्टम के ख़िलाफ़ थी। कुछ लोगों का धंधा था, जो राज्य को दीमक की तरह खा रहा था। इसमें CM भी शामिल थे: नवजोत सिंह सिद्धू, कांग्रेस pic.twitter.com/rkLDPSSmqt

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AAP stuns Congress in Punjab polls

Navjot Sidhu became requested to step down as the Punjab Congress chief after the occasion’s crushing defeat in the Assembly polls. Moreover, he himself confronted embarrassment as he lost to AAP’s Jeevan Jyot Kaur in Amritsar East by 6,750 votes. The Aam Aadmi Birthday celebration scripted history by winning a whopping 92 seats in the Punjab election, which is the one top quantity of seats won by any occasion since the reorganization of the affirm in 1966.

This became also a large soar from its 2017 tally of 20 seats. Moreover, the Arvind Kejriwal-led occasion garnered 42.01% of the vote share as in opposition to Congress, which bought 22.98% of the complete votes. In the discontinuance, Congress managed to win finest 18 seats, which became 49 seats lower than its 2017 tally. This became the lowest ever tally for the Sonia Gandhi-led occasion publish the 1997 election. Its vote share too fell from 38.64% in the old Assembly polls to about 23% this time. 

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