Capt Amarinder Singh has resigned as the Chief Minister of Punjab yesterday, ending the months-long political turmoil. Since the resignation, questions are being raised continuously as to who will be given the throne of Punjab. Ambika Soni’s name was almost finalized for the post of Chief Minister in Punjab, but now reports are coming that Congress leader Ambika Soni has turned down the offer to become the next Chief Minister of Punjab. Sources said that Sonia turned down the offer in a meeting with her party colleague Rahul Gandhi late last night.
Who is Ambika Soni
Ambika Soni is a Member of Parliament representing the state of Punjab in the Rajya Sabha. She has served as a Union Minister in both the terms of the UPA government. She has held several important positions within the organization, including the President of the Indian Youth Congress and the President of the All India Mahila Congress. From 1999 to 2006, she was a member of the All India Congress Committee. Was Secretary General. Let us tell you that the names of three more people were included in the list of becoming the Chief Minister, who were being considered for making the Chief Minister. The first name was of Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa who is Congress MLA from Dera Baba Nayak. Apart from this, the name of Navjot Singh Sidhu was on the top. Sidhu is the President of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee. He was appointed as the state party chief despite strong opposition from Amarinder Singh.
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Congress high command will take decision
Third and last name of Sunil Jakhar. Sunil Kumar Jakhar is the former President of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee. The 67-year-old has been elected from Abohar constituency for three consecutive terms from 2002 to 2017. Ambika’s name has been finalized out of these four names. The government is going to announce the name anytime at any moment. At present, the meeting of the Congress high command is going on. Central Congress observers Ajay Maken, Harish Rawat and Harish Chaudhary are also present in the meeting. Apart from this, all MLAs and ministers have been asked to be present.
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