Congress MLA Pargat Singh on Thursday attacked Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, asking him to make clear on stories suggesting that he has submitted dossiers on some legislators to the three-member panel fashioned to finish infighting within the state unit of the get together.
“Ever since Chief Minister Amarinder Singh appeared earlier than the panel in Delhi, there have been information stories that dossiers on some MLAs and ministers have been submitted. I need to ask Amarinder Singh if these dossiers have been given, then who’re these corrupt individuals,” mentioned Pargat Singh whereas addressing the media right here.
“If my identify is included within the file, then let me know,” he requested the Chief Minister. Pargat Singh additional requested the Chief Minister to make clear if he had given it in writing to the panel.
“If he has given it in writing then it’s his confessional assertion that he’s operating a corrupt authorities,” mentioned the Jalandhar Cantonment legislator.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi had constituted a three-member committee within the wake of a rift within the get together’s Punjab unit. The panel had additionally been requested to attract a technique for strengthening the get together for the 2022 Meeting polls.
Numerous Punjab leaders together with ministers and MLAs appeared earlier than the panel. The Chief Minister later met the panel members in Delhi.
There have been information stories that the Chief Minister had carried dossiers on some get together legislators having direct or oblique enterprise pursuits in mining and different sectors.
Pargat Singh requested the Chief Minister in regards to the standing of the alleged multi-crore irrigation rip-off which was unearthed over 4 years in the past.
He requested whether or not there was no involvement of any politician or bureaucrat on this rip-off.
Pargat Singh, who is taken into account near Amritsar East legislator Navjot Singh Sidhu, additionally questioned the executive functionality of Amarinder Singh in operating the state authorities.
On stories that some legislators mentioned earlier than the panel that they wished Amarinder Singh shouldn’t be the Chief Minister face for the 2022 polls, Pargat Singh mentioned he had additionally mentioned the identical factor within the assembly.
“I mentioned should you maintain him (Amarinder because the chief ministerial face), then it is going to be troublesome (to win polls),” mentioned Pargat Singh.
Final month, Pargat Singh had mentioned that the Congress might “endure” if the 2022 meeting elections are fought below the management of Amarinder Singh.
The Jalandhar Cantonment legislator had been vital of the chief minister and had even questioned his personal authorities over its “intent” in guaranteeing justice within the 2015 sacrilege and subsequent police firing incidents.