December 7, 2021

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Captain Amarinder: ‘Yes, I am forming a party, can go for seat-sharing pact with BJP’

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Captain Amarinder: ‘Yes, I am forming a party, can go for seat-sharing pact with BJP’
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Captain Amarinder: ‘Yes, I am forming a party, can go for seat-sharing pact with BJP’
Captain Amarinder: ‘Yes, I am forming a party, can go for seat-sharing pact with BJP’

NEW DELHI: Former Punjab chief minister on Wednesday said that he will float his new party soon ahead of the Punjab polls.
“Yes, I will be forming a new party. The name will be announced once the Election Commission clears it, along with the symbol. My lawyers are working on it,” Amarinder said.
On the seat-sharing part, Amarinder said he has not talked to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) or Dhindsa ‘s party as yet but they would want to have seat-sharing.
“We have got many people with us, we will fight all 117 seats, we will have plenty of Congressmen coming in,” he added.
Delivered more than 90 per cent of the promises during my tenure
Captain Amarinder Singh while addressing media in Chandigarh presented a report card of his tenure by comparing the promises made in the election manifesto to those achieved.
In the course of 4.5 years as the chief minister of Punjab, I have delivered more than 90 per cent of the promises made in the 2017 election manifesto, he said.
“They mock me regarding security measures. My basic training is that of a soldier. I have been in the service for 10 years – from my training period to the time I left the Army, so I know the basics,” Amarinder added.
‘Something is going wrong in Punjab’
Amarinder said that he is not an alarmist but he knows something is going wrong. It is for the govt to sit down and bring facts before the people and not deny them.
“Our state has been a battlefield too many times and now we have to be careful of clandestine warfare. BSF has come to assist our police as they are doing in other states. BSF is not taking over anything in the state,” he said.
Amarinder to meet Amit Shah tomorrow
Amarinder is leaving for Delhi and is scheduled to meet the Union home minister Amit Shah tomorrow.
“Tomorrow we are taking some people with us, around 25-30 people. We will be meeting Amit Shah on the issue of farmers. I can’t say what will be the solution on three Farm Laws, I have already given my view to him in previous meetings with him,” he added.
‘Will fight Sidhu, where ever he contests from’
Meanwhile, talking about Navjot Singh Sidhu, he said that we will fight him where ever he contests from.
Last month, Amarinder Singh faced an unceremonious exit from the state government as he resigned as the Punjab chief minister amid a bitter power tussle with Punjab Congress chief Sidhu.
Later, Congress replaced Singh with Charanjit Singh Channi.

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