“The fissures in the factionalism led Congress party seem to have got deepened after Captain Amarinder Singh took over the reins of party in state. Party may be desperate to wrest power from the ruling SAD-BJP regime but internal feud in the state unit has reached at its peak.”
There are no end woes of Congress party in Punjab and as the elections in Punjab are getting closer, situation is getting worse day by day. Growing internal feud and rising difference with state leadership has reduced the party on verge of collapse. The party might have pinned high hopes for upcoming assembly polls scheduled for early next year but in wake of fresh troubles brewing, they might even find it difficult keep themselves afloat.
Senior leaders stand divided in the Congress party
Captain Amarinder Singh is known for working in a coterie and he has an autocratic style of functioning. His appointment as the chief of the Congress party had sent the shock waves across the party and murmur against him started emerging immediately after he was made the state chief.
Popularly known as “Maharaja Sahib”, captain Amarinder Singh cannot tolerate any opposing views from party. On the other hand senior Congress leaders have started openly raising their voice against the party state leadership. Two of senior leaders have already been axed from the party for resisting against Captain tyrannical style and raising their voice against his misdeeds.
It must be noted that senior leader and former Deputy Speaker Bir Davinder Singh was expelled for stating on record that Congress was fighting a losing battle in the leadership of Captain Amarinder Singh. Senior leader and former MP from Faridkot, Jagmeet Singh Brar on other had openly questioned Captain’s style of functioning and eventually met with the same fate.