‘Preposterous lies’ being floated by Cong leaders to ‘cowl up mishandling of disaster’: Amarinder Singh



Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday attacked the Congress, alleging that “preposterous lies” have been being floated by get together leaders in a “clear bid to cowl up their mishandling of the disaster” within the state.

His remarks got here hours after Congress chief Randeep Singh Surjewala claimed that 78 get together legislators had sought Singh’s ouster in a letter to the central management, and it was not get together president Sonia Gandhi who made him give up.

Pointing to “conflicting” numbers shared by AICC normal secretary and Punjab affairs incharge Harish Rawat and Surjewala concerning the “purported” letter that expressed insecurity towards him, Singh mentioned it was “a comedy of errors”.

Rawat had mentioned in a press assertion on Friday that 43 MLAs had written to the excessive command on the problem.

“It appears your entire get together has develop into imbued with Navjot Singh Sidhu’s sense of comedian theatrics,” Singh mentioned, retorting, “Subsequent they may declare that 117 MLAs wrote to them towards me.”

“That is the state of affairs within the get together. They can not even coordinate their lies correctly,” Singh claimed.

He claimed that the Congress was in a “complete state of disarray” and the disaster appeared to be escalating by the day, with a big majority of its senior leaders utterly “disenchanted” with the functioning of the get together.

The very fact of the matter, mentioned the previous chief minister, was that the 43-odd MLAs who had signed the mentioned letter had been “pressured to take action underneath duress”.

Having been pushed right into a nook over its “mishandling” of the Punjab disaster, the Congress is now in a complete state of panic which was evident within the statements of its leaders, Singh claimed .

Singh mentioned the “panic-stricken” get together, which was grappling with inside chaos, was making an attempt exhausting to shift the blame of its personal failures.

“It is unhappy to see the best way they’re resorting to blatant lies to justify their wrongdoings,” he mentioned in an announcement.

The Congress veteran alleged that “preposterous lies” have been being floated by get together leaders in a “clear bid to cowl up their mishandling of the disaster” in Punjab.

Early within the day, Surjewala mentioned that when any chief minister loses the boldness of all of his legislators then he shouldn’t stay in his submit.

“Seventy-eight out of 79 legislators (in Punjab) had written for a change of the chief minister. Had we not modified the CM, then you definitely would have accused us of being a dictator. Seventy-eight MLAs are on one aspect and a CM is on the opposite aspect, and you aren’t listening to them,” he mentioned whereas addressing the media right here.

Sonia Gandhi is Congress’s president and the choice on altering the chief minister in Punjab was not taken by her. As I advised you 78 MLAs had written after which we modified the CM,” Surjewala added.




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