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Announce Channi as next CM face; Youth Congress writes to Rahul Gandhi

Chandigarh, Jan 29, 2022 (Yes Punjab News)
Two days after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hinted at announcing the Chief Minister’s (CM) face in the state shortly before the assembly elections, the Youth Congress workers in the district today recommended CM Charanjit Singh Channi’s name as the next CM face in Punjab.

Amid the deadlock over the chief ministerial face of congress in Punjab, the youth congress leaders, in a written letter to Gandhi, appealed to take into consideration incumbent Channi as the next CM face of the party in the upcoming elections. While Rahul Gandhi declared to reveal the CM face in Punjab after obtaining feedback from the party workers, at a virtual election rally in Jalandhar Cantt on Thursday, Angad Dutta, district youth congress leader projected Channi as the potential CM candidate, to lead the state.

He said, in just a few months of his tenure as the chief minister, Channi had introduced various policies for the development of the state. “In just 100 days of his tenure, the state government showed efforts in tackling the drug menace in the state, provided financial assistance to the family of Lakhimpur Kheri violence victims, setting up educational institutions, procurement of foodgrains among others”, added Dutta.

The youth congress leader also mentioned measures taken by the Channi government for employee welfare, benefits to industry, reduced burden of taxation, social justice and empowerment, water supply and sanitation, revenue and rehabilitation, and transportation. Besides, “Channi has always maintained that the state government, under his leadership, would always follow the party’s ideology”, said Dutta.

A large number of Youth Congress Worker signed the letter addressed to Rahul Gandhi, to extend their support to Channi.

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