Chandigarh, September 22, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
If the Congress top brass is under the impression that it has put an end to Congress infighting by staging a coup on a ‘Maharaja’ and anointing an ‘Aam Aadmi’ Charanjit Singh Channi as the next Chief Minister of the state, they could be wrong.
Yes, there is no doubt that Mission Coup is complete but everything has been sorted out and the Congress in the state would put up a united face in 2022 could be a myth.
It is a simple case of role reversal. Till Friday, a group considered to be the ‘rebel group’ claimed victory by questioning, attacking and belittling the party’s own government but a tweet from the other side, after the role reversal, has given enough indication that the war is not yet over. It seems that the side which ruled the state for four and half years and remained under attack for quite some time, would now be firing the salvos on the new Chief Minister, new PPCC Chief and their teams.
The group in power now did its bit while in Amritsar before noon. Chief Minister Channi kicked out Amritsar Improvement Trust Chairman Dinesh Bassi, an Amarinder loyalist who was appointed by the former Chief Minister and appointed a councilor Damandeep Singh as Chairman of AIT. Damandeep Singh is considered close to PPCC president Navjot Singh Sidhu.
A tweet by Raveen Thukral, the Media Advisor of former Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has made it clear that if the other group could attack Congress party’s own government publicly on Twitter and Facebook and the Congress high command didn’t care to arrest the phenomenon, they too were free to comment and criticize the new dispensation.
The Tweet in question is the first critical comment on the new government by Raveen Thukral wherein he has tagged a photograph of the Chief Minister Channi, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa and PPCC president Navjot Singh Sidhu are seen standing in front of a private plane which was chartered to fly them to Delhi. The photo which got viral was shared on his social media accounts by PPCC Chief Navjot Sidhu.
Tagging the above photograph Raveen Thukral today posted two Tweets which are self-explanatory.
Wow….what a ‘gareeban di sarkar’! A 16-seater Learjet to ferry 4 people when a 5-seater official chopper was available. I’m now beginning to feel I sleepwalked through the last 4 & a half years, believing Punjab to be in a fiscal mess. My bad! Wonder who’s paying for such luxury – the state govt or Punjab Congress? Can’t be Navjot Singh Sidhu or Charanjit Channi or Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa or OP Soni. Though eventually I guess it’s the common man who’ll end up footing the bill for their pleasures.
Wonder who’s paying for such luxury – the state govt or @INCPunjab? Can’t be @sherryontopp or @CHARANJITCHANNI or @Sukhjinder_INC or #OPSoni for sure. Though eventually I guess it’s the common man who’ll end up footing the bill for their pleasures! 2/2
— Raveen Thukral (@RT_Media_Capt) September 21, 2021