STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Clamour for Bajwa's Scalp Grows in Punjab Congress

Published: 30th October 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th October 2014 11:15 PM   |  A+A-

CHANDIGARH: All is not well in the Punjab Congress. The clamour for removing the party’s state chief, Partap Singh Bajwa, is getting louder, with some party workers showing black flags to him in Ludhiana on Wednesday.

Party leaders had ealier launched a signature campaign against him, asking the high command to sack him. “Bajwa has been a total failure for over one-and-a-half years now. He doesn’t have a single achievement to his credit,” a Congress leader said.

Congress workers led by former state secretary Akshay Bhanot stopped Bajwa’s car and raised slogans asking him to leave Ludhiana.

Bhanot said the protesters had nothing personal against Bajwa but wanted him to resign as “he hadn’t been able to lead the party, taking along everyone”.

“The very fact that we have been forced to take to the streets seeking his removal is testimony to his failure as the party chief,” Bhanot  said.

At a press conference, Congress leaders Palwinder Singh Taggar, Satwinder Singh Jawaddi and Baljinder Singh Bunty alleged that Bajwa was misleading the party high command.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp