On the political entrance, Punjab Congress suffered a jolt when its veteran chief Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi stop the occasion and joined the BJP, accusing the Congress of placing the state’s “safety and communal concord at stake”.
Sodhi, a MLA for the final 4 phrases and who is taken into account near former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh, introduced his resignation from the Congress on Twitter and posted the letter despatched to occasion president Sonia Gandhi.
“I can not settle for Punjab’s suffocation and helplessness! Congress occasion has put state’s safety & communal concord at stake. With deep agony, I put forth my resignation from all posts & major membership of Congress occasion with speedy impact,” he stated.