Amarinder Singh’s new party will have alliance with BJP

The real fight will begin in Punjab with Captain has decided to float a new political party. More interestingly, he has decided to forge seat-sharing arrangements with BJP in the upcoming Assembly elections.

Amarinder Singh’s new party will have alliance with BJP

New Delhi: Putting an end to the month-long speculation about his next political discourse, the former Chief Minister of Punjab Amarinder Singh has announced a new party and to fight the cause of farmers.

Chief Minister’s media advisor Raveen Thukral in series of tweets stated that Captain new party will forge a seat-sharing arrangement with BJP in the next Assembly elections. The main aim of Mr. Amarinder Singh is to settle the score with Congress. As he already declared that his main agenda is to wipe out the grand old party from Punjab.

After his resignation, Mr. Singh has met Union Home Minister Amarinder Singh at Delhi to discuss political developments in Punjab. But Mr. Singh said that he has discussed only ongoing farmers protest in the Hariyana border. However, Thukral tweets indicated that Captain is keen on forging an alliance with BJP in the coming elections. Sources also said that he had discussed with Mr. Shah about the floating of the new political party in the next Assembly elections.

Former Chief Minister's media advisor Raveen Thukral quoted him as saying, "Will soon announce the launch of my own political party to serve the interests of Punjab & its people, including our farmers who've been fighting for their survival for over a year".

Further, he said that "Hopeful of a seat arrangement with @BJP4India in 2022 Punjab Assembly polls if #FarmersProtest is resolved in farmers' interest. Also looking at an alliance with like-minded parties such as breakaway Akali groups, particularly Dhindsa & Brahmpura factions," read another tweet.

Captain Amarinder Singh has a long association with the grand old party, now he has decided to end his four-decade association with Congress. Congress has not yet commented about its mascot decision of floating a new political party. The Punjab minister Pargat Singh said that "I had already said that the Captain is allied with BJP and Akali Dal, he used to get his agenda from the BJP".

Soon after he resigned to the CM post, the 79-year old  Mr. Singh said that he was humiliated by the Congress leadership. Without his consent party, the high command has allowed PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu to convene Congress legislature party meeting. His long and bitter feud with Navjot Singh was the reason for his exit from the CM post.

Mr. Singh has already called that Mr. Sidhu is a threat to national security because of his proximity with Pakisthan leaders. He will fight upcoming Punjab elections based on national security.