Big blow to Congress in Punjab: Former minister Joginder Singh Mann resigns from party, joins AAP

Chandigarh: After the announcement of the dates for the assembly elections to be held in five states, the defection of the leaders is going on. In this episode, senior Dalit leader of Punjab Joginder Singh Mann, who said goodbye to the Congress party, joined the Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday. Joginder Singh Mann, nephew of former Union Minister Late Buta Singh, was the chairman of Punjab Agro in the Congress government. He was angry with the party for not taking action in the postmatric scholarship scam and not giving district status to Phagwara.

Joined AAP after meeting Kejriwal

Joginder Singh Mann, who was a minister in the Punjab government of Beant Singh, Rajinder Kaur Bhattal, Harcharan Singh Brar and Captain Amarinder Singh, quit the Congress on Friday. Today he joined the Aam Aadmi Party after meeting Aam Aadmi Party supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. It is believed that the Aam Aadmi Party will declare him a candidate very soon. The party’s Punjab affairs co-in-charge Raghav Chadha was also present on the occasion. Joginder Singh Mann, who left Congress and joined AAP, said that he wanted his body to be wrapped in Congress flag after his death but because of Maharaja, rich and opportunists his conscience does not testify to being in the party.

Voting will be held on February 14

Let us inform that the elections for the 117 assembly seats of Punjab will be held in one phase on 14 February 2022. At present, all the parties are announcing the names of the candidates, the term of the assembly in Punjab is ending on February 2022 this year. Whereas in Punjab, a party or party or coalition will have to get the figure of 59 seats to form the government.