New Delhi: Congress’s Punjab unit has really helpful disciplinary motion towards Rajya Sabha members Partap Singh Bajwa and Shamsher Singh Dullo for his or her alleged “anti-party actions and utilizing derogatory language” towards chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh and state get together chief Sunil Jakhar, individuals conversant in the matter mentioned.
The advice, in type of letter, has been despatched to the get together’s central disciplinary motion committee headed by former defence minister AK Antony and comprising veteran leaders Motilal Vora and Sushil Kumar Shinde, and in addition Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
Bajwa and Dullo have stepped up their assaults towards the chief minister and Jakhar following the latest hooch tragedy through which over 100 individuals have been killed. They’ve demanded their elimination over alleged failure to examine the liquor mafia’s nexus.
Bajwa has claimed the elimination of Singh and Jakhar will probably be within the curiosity of the get together, which in any other case will probably be obliterated in Punjab.
A Congress functionary mentioned on the situation of anonymity that the state unit has connected video clips of Bajwa’s alleged “utterances” towards the chief minister and Jakhar throughout his latest interactions with journalists.
A joint letter written by Bajwa and Dullo to Punjab governor V P Singh Badnore, looking for a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate into the alleged “unlawful” liquor commerce within the state, has additionally been connected, he added.
“No matter grievances they’d, the 2 leaders ought to have written on to the get together excessive command and never the governor towards their very own authorities. That is gross indiscipline and a transparent lower case of anti-party actions,” mentioned the functionary quoted above.
The central disciplinary committee will now look into the matter and determine accordingly, he added.
Quickly after Bajwa and Dullo met the governor, the Punjab unit really helpful their expulsion from the get together. It was adopted up by Jakhar’s letter to Gandhi, demanding the elimination of Bajwa and Dullo from the get together for “breach of self-discipline and in addition the betrayal of the Congress”.
Congress’ in-charge of Punjab affairs, Asha Kumari, has requested all state leaders to chorus from making public feedback and as an alternative increase their points at get together platforms.
She mentioned the Congress excessive command is conscious of the matter and can take no matter motion is required.
On Saturday, the Punjab authorities additionally determined to withdraw the state police safety given to Bajwa, claiming that he didn’t face any menace.
A Punjab authorities spokesperson mentioned the choice was taken following an evaluation that there was no menace notion to him and that he was already supplied with safety cowl by the Centre.
The state police safety offered to Bajwa had turn into redundant since he had managed private safety instantly from house minister Amit Shah, the spokesperson added.
Bajwa mentioned he and Dullo are agency on their demand for the elimination of the chief minister and Jakhar and that they may even current their views to the central disciplinary panel.
“Each Captain Amarinder and Jakhar are blended up with the BJP and the Akali Dal. A really senior bureaucrat within the Modi authorities is asking the pictures within the Captain Amarinder Singh authorities. Now the time has come for the Congress excessive command to determine if it desires the state management to stay within the get together or is outsourced to the BJP,” he mentioned.
“Motion ought to be taken towards them slightly us. We are literally attempting to safeguard the get together’s pursuits.”