Tug of war between Congress leaders; wash dirty linen in public

“Political crisis in Punjab congress is getting deeper day by day with senior leaders indulging in mudslinging and slugfest in public.”


PPCC President Captain Amarinder Singh who is facing charges of being “inaccessible” to party leaders and also “hobnobbing” with the opponents is facing stiff opposition from within the party. Many senior leaders have risen up in arms against the state leadership and now even Captain is getting vociferous in countering back publicly.

Bir Davinder locks horns with Captain

Senior Congress leader and Punjab media coordinator, Bir Davinder Singh has locked horns with Captain Amarinder Singh. Davinder has termed Captain as being inaccessible and raised serious questions over latter’s leadership. Bir Devinder Singh wrote a Guest Column’ in a leading newspaper expressing his doubts over Congress success in the 2017 assembly poll and predicted that Congress is loosing the battle.

Captain’s defense

Targeting Captain for his autocratic style of functioning, Bir Davinder Singh noted that party’s grassroot cadre is facing a complete disconnect with state’s top leadership. Captain Amarinder Singh has gone public to defend himself on charges of being inaccessible to party cadre. He went on to reply in Guest Column in the same newspaper, “Too early to write Congress obituary”.

Captain termed Davinder as rolling stone who keeps hopping parties for personal gains. He went to state that Davinder twisted the facts and appropriated his public image to score personal grudges in front of entire party cadre.

Captain Amarinder Singh further expressed his concern that Bir Devinder Singh was main complainant in the false complaint related to Amritsar Improvement Trust in which he was arbitrarily made an accused and was expelled from Vidhan Sabha.


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