Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Sunil Jakhar on Monday mentioned that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh would lead the get together within the 2022 Meeting polls, because the folks of the state had reposed their religion in his management with their landslide verdict in Congress’ favour within the latest civic polls.
On the launch of varied developmental initiatives price Rs 1,087 crore by the chief minister underneath the Good Metropolis and AMRUT schemes, Jakhar mentioned, “the Congress get together’s sweeping victory within the civic polls has not solely revalidated Amarinder’s management within the state however was an endorsement of the religion of Punjabis in his future management additionally.” He mentioned the state Congress had already launched ‘Mission #Captainfor2022’, and the subsequent elections can be fought underneath his management.
Lauding the chief minister, Jakhar mentioned Amarinder had led the state in very tough instances and the folks have been properly conscious of his huge contribution. “Punjab is probably dealing with its worst ever disaster – Covid, farmers’ unrest as a result of black farm legal guidelines, coupled with an unfriendly union authorities – and solely Captain Amarinder Singh had the imaginative and prescient and management qualities to the steer the state out of it,” he mentioned.
Lambasting the Union authorities for its step-motherly therapy to Punjab, Jakhar mentioned the Centre had resorted to all types of measures, together with financial blockade, to punish the state for supporting the farmers’ agitation. He mentioned the federal construction of the nation was underneath excessive risk underneath the BJP-led nationwide authorities. He additionally questioned the latest resolution of the Union authorities to refuse permission to a jatha to go to Nankana Sahib in Pakistan, and accused the it of being biased in opposition to the state.
Whereas complimenting the chief minister for launching initiatives geared toward growth of city areas, Jakhar mentioned there had been a rising incorrect notion that this authorities was solely working for rural areas. He mentioned that although Punjab is an agrarian financial system, the large growth works which have began within the city areas would dispel this notion.
Jakhar additionally urged the chief minister to make sure that the Congress manifesto for 2022 ought to promise making Amritsar – the ‘Guru ki Nagri’ – an iconic metropolis. “Amritsar ought to be made as top-of-the-line cities on this planet on the traces of the Vatican,” he mentioned.
Punjab Youth Congress president Barinder Singh Dhillon termed the inauguration of those initiatives as a grand begin after the victory within the MC elections. He mentioned that the landslide victory displays the large religion the folks of Punjab have within the management of the chief minister. He mentioned solely Capt Amarinder Singh can take the state ahead and preserve social and communal concord. “You’ll have to contest the 2022 Vidhan Sabha election as Punjab wants your stewardship,” added Dhillon.