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