Chandigarh News: Punjab’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday slammed former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and criticized him. "For decades his political career was harming the interests of Punjab." accused of. AAP’s state unit chief spokesperson Malvinder Singh Kang said, "This is an embarrassing situation for Captain (Amarinder Singh) as senior BJP leaders including BJP National President or Union Minister Amit Shah were not present with him when he formally joined the party."
Captain had joined BJP on Monday
Ex-Punjab Chief Minister and Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) chief Captain Amarinder Singh along with his supporters joined BJP on Monday. With this, his party Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) also merged with BJP. Singh joined the ruling party at the Center at the party headquarters in Delhi in the presence of other senior party leaders, including Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Kiren Rijiju, BJP’s Punjab unit president Ashwini Sharma. Kang said, "It has exposed the true face of the Captain that he has always been working against the interests of Punjab for the sake of power politics."
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left Congress last year
Let us tell you that Captain Amarinder Singh has served as the Chief Minister of Punjab for almost nine years. Last year, he formed his new party PLC (PLC) after resigning from the Congress. In the Punjab Assembly elections, Captain contested the elections in alliance with the BJP. However, the alliance did not perform well in the elections. Amarinder Singh himself could not even save his seat.