Late last night, AICC Treasurer Pawan Kumar Bansal confirmed that Sukhjinder Randhawa and Brahm Mohindra had been appointed new deputy chief ministers of the government of Punjab.
The ACEC Treasurer tweeted: “Congratulations to @Charnjit_channi on his elevation as #PunjabCM and @BrahmMohindra & @Sukhjinder_INC as Dy CMs. Best wishes for their great success in serving Punjab under the leadership of Smt.Sonia Gandhi and Sh @RahulGandhi.
Our congratulations to @Charnjit_channi for elevation like #PunjabCM and @BrahmMohindra & @Sukhjinder_INC like Dy CMs. Best wishes for their great success in serving the Punjab under the leadership of Smt. Sonia Gandhi and Sh.@RahulGandhi.
– Pawan Kumar Bansal (@pawanbansal_chd) September 19, 2021
Amid the current leadership change in Punjab, Congress leader Harish Rawat also made a big announcement regarding the state government. The party leader confirmed yesterday that there will be two chief deputy ministers in the government of Punjab.
The announcement was made by Harish Rawat shortly after the appointment of Charanjit Singh Channi as the new Chief Minister of the Punjab by the Congressional High Command. Charanjit Singh Channi will be the very first Dalit chief to serve as CM of Punjab.
Harish Rawat, speaking to reporters, said: “There will be two deputy chief ministers in the government of Punjab. There is a Sikh community in the state, so now one Deputy Chief Minister will be from the Jat Sikh community and the other will be from The Bharat Express News community.
Several names were being considered for the post of the two deputy chief ministers of the Punjab. From the Jat Sikh community, the name of Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa was considered while from The Bharat Express News community, the names of Brahm Singh Mohindra (MP for Patiala rural), Vijay Inder Singla (MP for Sangrur) and Bharat Bhushan Ashu (Punjab Minister of Food, Civilian Supply and Consumption).
Charanjit Singh Channi is due to be sworn in as Punjab’s new chief minister today, September 20, at 11 a.m., after meeting with Governor Banwarilal Purohit. It is assumed that the Deputy CMs will also be sworn in today alongside Channi.
The gathering at the swearing-in ceremony of the first Dalit CM of Punjab is supposed to be a small event with around 40 participants. Sources said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi may not attend the swearing-in ceremony, which will be held in Chandigarh today.
Captain Amarinder Singh resigned the post of Punjab CM on September 18 ahead of the meeting of party lawmakers in faction-plagued state unity as the party high command decided to effect a change of guard in the ‘Border state ahead of assembly elections early next year. year.