Charanjit Singh Channi's election as the CLP leader came a day after Amarinder Singh resigned as the CM amid a bitter power tussle with Navjot Singh Sidhu.
Capt. Amarinder Singh resigned as chief minister of Punjab with less than five months to go for the Assembly polls after a bruising power struggle with state party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu.
Ambassador Sandhu's remarks came days ahead of the first in-person Quad summit on September 24 in Washington which will be attended by PM Modi and his Australian and Japanese counterparts.
These ministers, known detractors of Amarinder Singh, and around two dozen legislators on Tuesday had held a meeting in Chandigarh and sought replacement of the chief minister.
By late evening, the CM appeared to have won over six MLAs and a former MLA, as they distanced themselves from the revolt.
“India will never tolerate anything like this. In fact, people with such fundamentalist mentality should never be spared and punished.
A nine-feet tall cold bronze statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh was on Tuesday vandalised by an activist of the banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan.
'Climate of fear': India slams Pakistan over vandalisation of Maharaja Ranjit Singh's statue in Lahore
External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said incidents of violence against minority communities are increasing at an "alarming rate" in Pakistan.
Events like India Day parades, India festivals, lectures, Battery Dance were organised across the US by diverse community organisations as well as local administration to mark Independence Day.
According to the official release, the decision was taken on the instructions of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.
US President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced that the US will allocate 75 per cent - nearly 1.9 crore of the first tranche of 2.5 crore doses - of unused COVID-19 vaccines from its stockpile
During the virtual meeting, Sandhu also highlighted that the knowledge and education partnership is a key pillar of the India US relationship.
Punjab: Congress MLAs meet at Charanjit Singh Channi's residence after minister faces heat from state women panel
Congress Rajya Sabha MP Partap Singh Bajwa claimed 12 MLAs, five of which are ministers, were present during the meeting at the residence of Channi.
Punjab Women Commission chairperson Manisha Gulati said she has written to Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan, seeking the government's action taken report on Charanjit Singh Channi's actions.
The rebels have been vocally critical of Advocate General Atul Nanda, and have sought time to reply to show cause from the party high command.