Amarinder Singh Joins BJP: Punjab Lok Congress chief and former CM Captain Amarinder Singh has joined the BJP on Monday. With this, his party Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) also merged with BJP. He has joined BJP in the presence of Union Ministers Narendra Tomar and Kiren Rijiju. Now sources have come to know that Captain Amarinder Singh can be made the national vice president or governor of a state in the party.
After joining BJP, former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said that I express my gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah. During this, Amarinder Singh while targeting the Congress said that during the tenure of Congress, our army was not strengthened. Defense deals did not happen when AK Antony was Defense Minister.
What did Amarinder Singh say?
Amarinder Singh said that Punjab being a border state of India has its own challenges. The border with Pakistan is adjacent, it has its own challenges. Was in constant discussion with the Prime Minister and the Home Minister about this and recently the threat of drones has also increased. Along with this, the web of drugs has also spread in Punjab.
Union Minister Narendra Tomar welcomed
On Captain Amarinder Singh joining BJP, Union Minister Narendra Tomar said that Captain Sahib has always put the nation at the top. I am happy to welcome him and his supporters to the family of BJP on behalf of lakhs of BJP workers. Bharatiya Janata Party is such a party in which it has always been proudly said that the nation is first and the party second.
He said that this principle was always adopted by Captain Amarinder Singh in his life. The result of this is that today we are all together. The coming of Captain Amarinder Singh to the BJP means that he is in favor of peace and security in Punjab. With his arrival, the strength of the Bharatiya Janata Party will increase and it will be a historic step for development in Punjab.
Congress left last year
Let us tell you that Captain Amarinder Singh has served as the Chief Minister of Punjab for almost nine years. Last year, he formed his new party PLC (PLC) after resigning from the Congress. In the Punjab Assembly elections, Captain contested the elections in alliance with the BJP. However, the alliance did not perform well in the elections. Amarinder Singh himself could not even save his seat.
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