Former Punjab Congress President Sunil Jakhar resigns from Congress Party
CHANDIGARH: Former Punjab Congress President Sunil Jakhar on Saturday announced his exit from the party through live on his Facebook page. On the notice of the Congress, he said that which post did he have, from which he was removed. He also said that Congress party president Sonia Gandhi broke his heart. Instead of giving notice, he could have been talked to.
Sunil Jakhar said that it is necessary for Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to be in the party but they themselves have to see what is right and what is wrong. He should be tested in everything. No one else will tell you right or wrong. You’ll have to see for yourself. If you want to run the party then you have to decide for yourself. The Congress High Command has recently taken disciplinary action against Sunil Jakhar. In which he was removed from all posts by the high command.
The Disciplinary Committee of the Congress has recommended to party President Sonia Gandhi to suspend former Punjab Congress President Sunil Jakhar for two years. But the Congress high command did not take any action against him. His suspension was waived in view of Jakhar’s seniority and his contribution to the party in the past. He further said that similar ideas were given to Thomas as well. The Disciplinary Committee of the Congress, headed by former senior leader AK Antony, had on Tuesday recommended suspension of Jakhar for two years.
Sidhu came out in support: After the resignation of Sunil Jakhar, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has tweeted in support of Jakhar. Along with this, he has warned the Congress in gestures. Navjot Singh Sidhu tweeted that Congress should not lose Sunil Jakhar. Sunil Jakhar is a priceless leader. If there is a difference of opinion then any difference should be settled on the table.
Invitation to Jakhar to join BJP: Fatehjung Bajwa, who joined BJP from Congress, has invited Sunil Jakhar to join BJP. He said that big and intelligent leaders are needed in the party. It is further said that the next blame can fall on Navjot Singh Sidhu. The Congress party has split between two factions. Amarinder Singh Raja Vading and Bharat Bhushan Ashu are not handling the Punjab Congress.