Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, September 19
With Dalit chief Charanjit Channi being made the Chief Minister, the celebration excessive command in an effort to stability the caste mixture late Sunday night time introduced appointment of senior ministers Brahm Mohindra and Sukhjinder Randhawa as Deputy CMs .
AICC treasurer and senior Congress chief Pawan Kumar Bansal tweeted in regards to the appointment of the 2.
Heartiest congratulations to @Charnjit_channi for elevation as #PunjabCM and @BrahmMohindra & @Sukhjinder_INC as Dy CMs. Best needs for his or her grand success within the service of Punjab below the management of Smt.Sonia Gandhi and Sh.@RahulGandhi.
— Pawan Kumar Bansal (@pawanbansal_chd) September 19, 2021
In the outgoing Congress authorities, Brahm Mohindra, a confidant of Capt Amarinder Singh was the senior-most minister. On the opposite hand, Sukhjinder Randhawa, who was as soon as very near Capt Amarinder Singh, had parted methods with the previous CM after variations over fulfilling ballot guarantees.
Choice of two Deputy CMs reveals that within the new Cabinet the celebration excessive command was additionally making an attempt to regulate leaders near Capt Amarinder Singh. The identical method might mirror in alternative of different Cabinet ministers.
EarlierWithout taking the names, Punjab affairs in-charge Harish Rawat mentioned, “Our mutual feeling is that there needs to be two Deputy CMs. Soon we’ll take a name on it together with names of Council of Ministers. Some names have been mentioned however it’s the CM’s prerogative who discusses it with celebration excessive command and eventually takes a name.”