Captain Amarinder Singh likely to form a new party, alliance with BJP possible
Punjab : Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has announced that he will be launching his own political party soon. "The battle for Punjab’s future is on. Will soon announce the launch of my own political party to serve the interests of Punjab and its people, including our farmers who’ve been fighting for their survival for over a year," Amarinder Singh's media advisor Raveen Thukral said in a tweet.
He also hinted a possible alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party. Mr Thukral mentioned, "Hopeful of a seat arrangement with BJP in 2022 Punjab polls if farmers protest is resolved in farmers’ interest. Also looking at alliance with like-minded parties- Akali groups, particularly Dhindsa & Brahmpura."
Last month, Amarinder Singh had announced his resignation from Congress, claiming that he felt humiliated in the party.
Amarinder Singh, one of the Congress’ powerful regional satraps, put in his papers after speaking to party president Sonia Gandhi and shortly before a crucial meeting of the Congress Legislature Party.