Chandigarh, 18/9: Political stirring has intensified before the meeting of the Congress Legislature Party. There is news that the Chief Minister’s chair of Captain Amarinder Singh may be snatched away. More than 50 Congress MLAs in Punjab have written a letter to party President Sonia Gandhi urging that Amarinder Singh be removed from the post of Chief Minister. According to sources, the Congress high command also does not want to postpone this dispute any more. Sources said that the high command has instructed the observers of Punjab that there is no delay in ending the ongoing tug of war in the state. In the meeting of the legislature party, in whose favor there will be a majority, he will take charge of the state. If the captain does not have majority, then the decision to change will be taken immediately.
Sources said that the high command has no likes or dislikes. If there is no majority in favor of the Captain, then the new face will also be on the basis of majority. According to sources, the names of Sunil Jakhar, Sukhjinder Randhawa and Pratap Singh Bajwa are at the fore in the race for the post of CM in Punjab.
Meanwhile, there is also news that after the crisis escalated in the Punjab Pradesh Congress, Amarinder Singh spoke to Sonia Gandhi over the phone and expressed displeasure over his repeated ‘insults’. According to sources, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh called Gandhi and objected to the AICC calling a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party without taking him in confidence and said that if he was sidelined in the party like this, he would. Not interested to continue in CM post. However, no official information has been revealed about Amarinder talking to Sonia at the moment.