Addressing media after assembly Governor Banwarilal Purohit, the Chief Minister-designate of Punjab stated, “We have now introduced our stance, unanimously supported by occasion MLAs, earlier than the Governor. Oath taking ceremony will happen at 11 am tomorrow.”
Taking to Twitter, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi congratulated Channi for the brand new accountability.
“Congratulations to Shri Charanjit Singh Channi Ji for the brand new accountability. We should proceed to meet the guarantees made to the individuals of Punjab. Their belief is of paramount significance,” Gandhi tweeted.
Earlier at the moment, Congress’ in control of Punjab Harish Rawat stated Channi has been unanimously elected because the Chief of the Congress Legislature Get together and is ready to take over as subsequent chief minister.
“It provides me immense pleasure to announce that Sh. Charanjit Singh Channi has been unanimously elected because the Chief of the Congress Legislature Get together of Punjab,” tweeted Rawat.
Channi, a Dalit chief, was Technical Training Minister within the outgoing Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s cupboard.
After the occasion introduced his title as Punjab CLP chief, the Chief Minister-designate Channi, whereas leaving from JW Marriott Resort in Chandigarh for Governor’s Home, stated, “I’ll converse after leaving from Governor’s home.”
In the meantime, Channi’s household additionally reached the Governor’s Home, Chandigarh.
In line with the official web site of the Punjab Authorities, Channi remained Municipal Councilor for 3 phrases and moved on to turn out to be the President of Municipal Council Kharar for a two-term.
He was elected to the Punjab Vidhan Sabha from Chamkaur Sahib Consistency for the primary time in 2007. He was elected to the meeting seat once more in 2012 after which in 2017.
In 2015, Channi was elected as Chief of the Opposition within the 14th Punjab Vidhan Sabha. In 2017, he was appointed because the Cupboard Minister for Technical Training and Industrial Coaching, Employment Era and likewise Science and Expertise within the authorities of Punjab.
Channi will succeed Captain Amarinder Singh, who resigned because the chief minister of Punjab on Saturday following months of infighting between him and Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief Navjot Singh Sidhu.
These improvement got here months earlier than the 2022 Punjab Meeting elections.