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Charanjit Singh Channi takes oath as Punjab’s first Dalit CM however infighting continues

On Sunday, after a number of rounds of parleys, Channi, Punjab’s first Dalit chief minister, was chosen for the publish by the social gathering excessive command, following Captain Amarinder Singh’s resignation.

File picture of Charanjit Singh Channi and Navjot Singh Sidhu. News18

Congress MLA Charanjit Singh Channi took oath as Punjab’s sixteenth chief minister on Monday. Channi a three-time MLA from Rupnagar’s Chamkaur Sahib – might be Punjab’s first Dalit Chief Minister.

He has served as Technical Training Minister within the Captain Amarinder Singh authorities.

In response to the official web site of the Punjab Authorities, Channi remained Municipal Councilor for 3 phrases and moved on to turn into the President of Municipal Council Kharar for a two-term.

He was elected to the Punjab Vidhan Sabha from Chamkaur Sahib Consistency for the primary time in 2007. He was elected to the meeting seat once more in 2012 after which in 2017. In 2015, Channi was elected as Chief of the Opposition within the 14th Punjab Vidhan Sabha.

In 2017, he was appointed because the Cupboard Minister for Technical Training and Industrial Coaching, Employment Era and in addition Science and Expertise within the authorities of Punjab.

On Sunday, after a number of rounds of parleys, Channi, Punjab’s first Dalit chief minister, was chosen for the publish by the social gathering excessive command, following Captain Amarinder Singh’s resignation.

Earlier at the moment, chief Pawan Kumar Bansal knowledgeable that social gathering chief Sukhjinder Randhawa and Brahm Mohindra will function two deputies to Punjab’s Chief Minister Channi.

Amarinder Singh on Saturday submitted his resignation to state Governor Banwarilal Purohit, following months of infighting between him and Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief Navjot Singh Sidhu. These growth got here months earlier than the 2022 Punjab Meeting elections.

Additionally Learn: Who’s Charanjit Singh Channi, the three-time MLA who grew to become Punjab’s first Dalit CM

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