War of words between state Congress and former CM Capt Amarinder Singh over Centre’s decision to increase BSF’s jurisdiction in Punjab, and PPCC chief Navjot Singh Sidhu being called to Delhi by party high command, Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi On Thursday the latter met his predecessor at the farmhouse.
While a close aide of Channi called it a “personal visit” that had nothing to do with the situation between Amarinder and the Congress, another leader claimed that he was trying to garner support for himself against Sidhu. who were not accepting his authority as CM.
Meanwhile, former PPCC chief Sunil Jakhar continued his remarks on the CM’s meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, saying that the CM had “inadvertently handed over half the state to the Centre”. “I used the word inadvertently because Chaney is new to the job,” he said. Indian Express.