Revolt against Captain Amarinder Singh: A timeline | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Congress veteran Amarinder Singh‘s resignation as chief minister of Punjab has ended one chapter of dissent however thrown open one other of uncertainty for the ruling party within the state headed in direction of elections in about 4 months.
The Congress authorities in Punjab, which got here to energy in 2017, was jolted by revolts with its ministers and MLAs opening a entrance against chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on a number of occassions largely since 2019. Here’s a glance.
First week of Aug 2019: First indicators of discontentment inside Punjab Congress as MLAs ask questions on outcomes on sacrilege and different points in CLP assembly.
Sept 9, 2019: Amarinder Singh appoints six MLAs as his advisers with cupboard rank to diffuse brewing discontent.
Dec 9, 2019: PPCC president Sunil Jakhar begins suggestions conferences from Jalandhar, all unfavorable suggestions from employees, he discontinued the train.
Jan 20, 2020: Sonia Gandhi constituted Manifesto implementation.
Jan 21, 2020: Sonia Gandhi dissolves PPCC and district CongresS Committees, Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar retained an 11 member PPCC coordination committee shaped with Asha Kumari at its helm. No conferences held of each the committees.
March 3, 2020: Close to half of the 80 MLAs didn’t attend a dinner hosted by the CM at his residence on March 3. Two ministers and an adviser additionally stayed away.
March 2020: Dissatisfaction obvious from questions and statements of Congress MLAs throughout finances session.
September 2020: Hanish Rawat changed Asha Kumari as MCC Punjab affairs in-cost.
Oct 1, 2020: Rawat meets Sidhu at his Amritsar residence. Efforts continued for reconcilation.
April 9, 2021: Punjab and Haryana excessive court docket quashes investigation in Kobmpura firing case, already brewing discontentment begins spilling out.
May 30, 2021: Amarinder Facebook marketing campaign web page ‘Punjab Da Captain’, utilized in 2017, tasks his as CM candidate.
July 18, 2021: Congress chief Sonia Gandhi appoints Navjot Sidhu as the top of Punjab Congress, ignoring the strenuous objections raised by get together leaders, led by CM Amarinder Singh.
Aug 24, 2021 At least 32 MLAs, together with 4 cupboard ministers, overtly revolt against CM Amarinder Singh, declaring they no longe had religion in his capability to ship on ballot guarantees.
Aug 25, 2021; Rawat says the get together will contest the 2022 meeting polls below Capt Amarinder Singh’s command.
Aug 26, 2021: Rawat embarrasses Sidhu by saying that both he ought to take away his advisers or he (Rawat) would take away them.
Aug 27, 2021: Sidhu tells the get together excessive command that he must be given freedom to take selections or else”I will give a befitting reply (itt naal itt wi bajaun)”
Sept 1, 2021: Rawat sits with chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh for 3 hours to convey him the grouses of the dissidents.
Sept 4: Two dissident ministers Riot Rajinder Singh Daiwa and Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa demanded that Beata must be created as the two/4th district of Punjab.

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