After Rajasthan, Trouble Brews for Congress in Punjab as CM and Bajwa Clash
It’s transparent the Congress has but to be told its lesson. Whilst its best Management remains to be seeking to kind out the Ashok Gehlot as opposed to Sachin Pilot fight in Rajasthan, a equivalent fight between two Congress leaders is out within the open in Punjab. Leader Minister Amarinder Singh and Rajya Sabha MP Pratap Singh Bajwa are at conflict.
The issue started with the deaths associated with the intake of hooch final week and the problem was once raised via Bajwa in a letter to Singh. But if requested at a press convention, Singh was once dismissive and mentioned he by no means took cognisance of what Bajwa wrote.
The contention between the 2 dates as far back as when Bajwa was once the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) leader and Singh insisted that he be got rid of. Bajwa was once changed via Singh’s selection in 2016 and was once given a Rajya Sabha seat as repayment. Issues have since remained uneasy and as in terms of Rajasthan, right here too no try was once made to kind out the fights or pressure between the 2 leaders.
In the most recent transfer that has made issues worse, the Punjab govt on Saturday withdrew safety to Bajwa at the grounds that he has no safety risk. Bajwa was once given safety via the state govt again in 1980 when terrorism was once at its top. However now he has been disadvantaged of this additionally on grounds that he has safety supplied via the central govt. This safety was once supplied via the United Modern Alliance (UPA) dispensation.
When it was once lately got rid of via the central govt, the chief of Congress in Rajya Sabha wrote a letter to House Minister Amit Shah, and it was once. In step with Bajwa, no particular favours had been requested for from the Centre.
“I had spoken overtly towards the failure of the management in Punjab and wrong functioning of CM Amarinder Singh,” mentioned Bajwa on Saturday. :Clearly, in his standard means, he needed to hotel to hitting beneath the belt via taking flight my safety and exposing my complete circle of relatives to possibility.”
This newest war of words has handiest highlighted once more that with Delhi turning a blind eye to issues in states and letting issues be, it handiest additional weakens the birthday party and erodes the ability of the Gandhis. The Congress has already misplaced many leaders like Jyotiraditya Scindia, Pradyut Deb Barman, and Pilot is on the point of quitting as neatly. The serious warning call has no longer been heard method too steadily.