A day after Captain Amarinder Singh tendered his resignation because the Punjab Chief Minister, Rajasthan’s Ashok Gehlot stated that he hopes that Singh received’t take any step which is able to harm the Congress social gathering.
Gehlot, who himself have been embroiled in a bitter energy battle together with his former deputy Sachin Pilot for the final two-and-half years, tweeted a press release in Hindi on Sunday morning, saying that one ought to assume past himself in favour of the social gathering and the nation.
“I hope that Captain Amarinder Singh ji will not take any such step which will damage the Congress party. Captain Sahab has himself said that the party had made him the chief minister for nine and half years. He has worked to his maximum capacity and served the public of Punjab,” the Rajasthan Chief Minister tweeted.
Gehlot added that at occasions the excessive command has to make choices for the betterment of the social gathering on the idea of suggestions taken from MLAs and most of the people. “I personally feel, that the Congress president selects a chief minister after having to face the anger of several leaders who are also part of the chief ministerial race. But while changing that very chief minister, out of anger, the decision of the high command is touted to be wrong. One should listen to his inner soul on these occasions,” stated Gehlot.
कैप्टन साहब पार्टी के सम्मानित नेता हैं एवं मुझे उम्मीद है कि वो आगे भी पार्टी का हित आगे रखकर ही कार्य करते रहेंगे। pic.twitter.com/4bPmB4T3bP
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) September 19, 2021
Gehlot added that Singh is an honourable Congress chief and he hopes that sooner or later he’ll work protecting in thoughts the welfare of the social gathering.
“I feel that the direction in which our country is going right now because of fascist forces should be a matter of concern for all countrymen. That is why the responsibility of us Congressmen increases for the benefit of the country. We should rise above ourselves and think for the benefit of the party and the country,” Gehlot tweeted.
Earlier on Sunday, hours after Singh’s elimination as Punjab Chief Minister, Lokesh Sharma, the OSD to Gehlot had tendered his resignation following controversy over certainly one of his tweets, which was being related to the occasions in Punjab.
Sharma had tweeted on Sunday: “Mazboot ko majboor, mamuli ko maghroor kiya jaye…badh hi khet ko khaye, us fasal ko kaun bachaye!! (When the strong are being forced, the ordinary are being made arrogant…when the fence is eating the field, who can save such a crop).”
In his resignation letter, Sharma stated that his tweet was wrongly interpreted, being given political color and was being related with the occasions in Punjab. Sharma additionally stated that he’s apologising in case his tweet had harm the feelings of the social gathering, authorities and the excessive command because it was not his intention to harm anyone’s sentiments.