New Delhi: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday (February 6, 2022) declared Charanjit Singh Channi as his celebration’s chief ministerial face for the high-stakes Punjab Meeting polls, a recognition that was additionally coveted by state celebration chief Navjot Singh Sidhu.
Gandhi made the announcement whereas addressing a digital rally, the place Sidhu hailed the celebration’s resolution to make Channi the state CM.
Talking on the event, Channi thanked Gandhi and the whole celebration management for making him the CM face.
“I request with folded palms it’s a huge struggle and work, which I can’t do alone. Neither I’ve cash to struggle this election nor have the braveness. Individuals will struggle every battle after which it will likely be profitable,” mentioned Channi.
Apparently aiming to counter the opposition assault following the Enforcement Directorate arresting his nephew, Channi accused the Aam Aadmi Get together (AAP) of the bid to tarnish his picture.
“I wish to guarantee you that after at this time, I cannot purchase any property in my and my spouse’s title nor will I perform any enterprise,” mentioned Channi.
He requested folks in the event that they appreciated his work performed throughout his 111-day stint because the CM, then they create his celebration to return to energy.
It’s noteworthy that Punjab will go to the polls on February 20 and the counting of votes will happen on March 10.
(With company inputs)