Two-time Chief Minister of India’s northern state of Punjab, Capt Amarinder Singh, confronted a humiliating defeat within the Assembly elections because the nation on Thursday (March 10) carefully watches ends in 5 states – Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Uttarakhand and Manipur.
Sing misplaced lo Aam Aadmi Celebration’s Ajit Pal Kohli from his stronghold Patiala (City), the seat that he has received for 4 consecutive phrases since 2002 when he first contested.
His loss has come as a significant embarrassment for Congress insurgent chief Capt Amarinder Singh, who left the Congress get together simply forward of the polls after the Congress unceremoniously eliminated him from the helm.
Amarinder Singh was assured and anticipated the folks of Punjab to favour his get together Punjab Lok Congress and the alliance companions, together with the Bharatiya Janata Celebration and the Shiromani Akali Dal-Samyukt.
Nonetheless, the Aam Aadmi Celebration, which additionally guidelines the capital of New Delhi, is all set to type the federal government landslide win in Punjab – in a significant blow to the Gandhi dynasty’s once-mighty get together.
Accepting the outcomes, Capt Amarinder Singh stated, ” I accept the verdict of the people with all humility. Punjabis have shown true spirit of Punjabiyat by rising and voting above sectarian and caste lines.”
In 2017, Capt Amarinder Singh, now 80, polled 72,217 votes towards nearest rival Balbir Singh of the Aam Aadmi Celebration, who obtained simply 19,852. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) candidate and former Military chief Gen J.J. Singh (retd) obtained simply 11,613 votes. Gen Singh is now with the BJP.
I settle for the decision of the folks with all humility. Democracy has triumphed. Punjabis have proven true spirit of Punjabiyat by rising and voting above sectarian and caste strains.
Congratulations to @AAPPunjab and @BhagwantMann.
— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) March 10, 2022
(With inputs from companies)