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कैप्टेन अमरिंदर ने भी मांग लिया राहुल,कहा संभाल सकते हैं कांग्रेस की कमान

[चंडीगढ़,पंजाब] कैप्टेन अमरिंदर ने भी माँगा राहुल ,कहा संभाल सकते हैं कांग्रेस की कमान |
पंजाब कांग्रेस के अध्यक्ष कैप्टन अमरिंदर सिंह ने कहा कि राहुल गांधी के लिए कांग्रेस अध्यक्ष के तौर पर उनकी मां श्रीमती सोनिया गांधी से कामकाज संभालने का यह सही समय है।
प्रदेशाध्यक्ष ने प्रियंका गांधी वड्रा के सक्रिय राजनीति में प्रवेश की भी वकालत की।
सिंह ने संवाददाता सम्मेलन में कहा,
‘‘सोनिया गांधी एक अद्भुत नेता हैं। मैंने यह इसलिए कहा है क्योंकि वह पिछले 20 साल से [कांग्रेस अध्यक्ष के रूप में] काम कर रहीं हैं। अगर उन्हें लगता है कि यह जिम्मेदारी नयी पीढ़ी को देने का समय आ गया है तो उन्हें देनी चाहिए और हम पूरी तरह राहुल का समर्थन करेंगे।
वह इस प्रश्न का उत्तर दे रहे थे कि क्या कांग्रेस उपाध्यक्ष के लिए सोनिया गांधी से जिम्मेदारी अपने हाथ में लेने का समय आ गया है।
सिंह ने कहा, ‘‘देखिए, उन्होंने मुझसे इस बारे में बात नहीं की है। लेकिन हमें जो पता चल रहा है कि वह अब महसूस कर रही हैं कि नयी पीढ़ी के लिए समय आ गया है, जो आज हर कोई कह रहा है।’’ उन्होंने कहा, ‘‘हम यह इसलिए भी कह रहे हैं कि भारत की 70 प्रतिशत आबादी 40 साल से कम की है। वह भी यह बात जानती हैं। हो सकता है कि वह महसूस कर रहीं हों कि वह इसे नयी पीढ़ी को सौंप दें। मुझे लगता है कि इसमें कुछ नया नहीं है।’’ जब पूछा गया कि क्या राहुल इसी महीने कामकाज संभाल सकते हैं तो अमरिंदर ने कहा, ‘‘देखिए, मुझे यह नहीं पता। अगर सोनियाजी राहुलजी को कमान देना चाहती हैं तो मुझे लगता है कि सब समर्थन करेंगे।’’ सोनिया के बारे में उन्होंने कहा, ‘‘उन्होंने १९९७ से वाकई बहुत मेहनत की है।

Congress’s Punjab Capt Amarinder Wants Revision of Sikh Immigrants Blacklist

[Chandigarh,Punjab]Congress’s Punjab Capt Amarinder Wants Revision of Sikh Immigrants Blacklist
Congress’s Punjab chief Amarinder Singh today said the blacklist containing names of Sikhs who migrated to various countries during militancy must be revisited, arguing that all those who went abroad were not “anti-national” but most of them “actually job seekers”.
Amarinder said he will take up the matter with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
He was speaking to media persons two days after his return from the United States.
He said those who used “political asylum” to seek jobs should be allowed to visit India, though he advocated excluding “anti-nationals”.
He dismissed allegations levelled by the SFJ that he “prompted or patronised” the police officers allegedly involved in torture of people during the days of militancy.
On the list of PCC vice presidents, general secretaries, and district presidents, released on Saturday, Amarinder said he had tried to accommodate as many people as possible.
He also made it clear he had not removed any of the earlier office-bearers but had only made some additions.
He said some people left out in the original list and were also being accommodated.

Punjab Ruling SAD Mocks Capt Amarinder’s USA Trip

[Chandigarh, Punjab]Punjab Ruling SAD Mocks Capt Amarinder’s USA Trip And Calls It Coterie Tour Which Has Discontent in PCC
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today claimed discontent had been caused by President Amarinder Singh’s foreign trip in which he had taken along a coterie and ignored other members of the party.
SAD General Secretary Daljit Singh Cheema said in a statement .”The party high command had snubbed Amarinder repeatedly by refusing to give Rajya Sabha tickets to his nominees, not releasing the new organisation team submitted by him since two months and even not anointing him as the party’s chief ministerial candidate,”
He said that A high-level meeting held by Punjab Congress yesterday to discuss wheat procurement issue was boycotted by senior leaders, including Partap Bajwa+Rajinder Kaur Bhattal + Shamsher Singh Dullo,
The Akali leader claimed that factionalism in Punjab Congress was also reflected in the team which Amarinder had chosen to take along with him during his ongoing trip to the US and Canada.
Cheema alleged”Congress seems to be virtually folding up in the state,”

Congress Punjab Capt Amarinder Rattles Centre’s Probe Against Son+Wife

[Chandigarh,Punjab] Congress Punjab Capt Amarinder Rattles Centre’s Probe Against Son+Wife
Congress Punjab chief Amarinder Singh today questioned the timing and motives of the Centre in pursuing the issue of purported foreign accounts of his wife Preneet Kaur and son Raninder Singh He said Swiss bank authority has “certified” that they did not hold such accounts.
He Questioned “The purported accounts shown against the name of his wife and son, had ‘zero’ balance. How is it possible to have an account that too in a Swiss Bank without any balance?”
“This was despite the fact that the HSBC authorities had certified five years ago that they (Kaur and Raninder) did not have any account anywhere with it (the HSBC)”,
Before media He alleged, “since the Punjab Assembly elections were not far away, BJP and Akalis wanted to keep the issue alive during the elections although they know it too well that it will not stand anywhere in the court of law”.
He also announced that he will be seeking quashing of the complaint in the higher court since it had no basis.
The former Chief Minister reiterated it was an act of vendetta initiated deliberately in the run up to the 2017 assembly elections by initiating a “media trial”.