Amarinder Singh, the former Punjab Chief Minister, is likely to announce the launch of his own political party on Wednesday. Indications in this regard were given by his media advisor Raveen Thukral on Tuesday. Thukral also extended an invite to the media persons for Amarinder Singh's press briefing in Chandigarh for the likely launch of his new outfit.
The former CM has expressed his resolve to quit Congress which made him Punjab's CM twice and state party president thrice. Amrinder Singh claimed that the Gandhi siblings (Priyanka and Rahul) were "quite inexperienced" and "their advisors were clearly misguiding them".
He said his party will also look into the interests and rights of the farmers who've been struggling for over a year now. He told he would not rest until he can secure the future of his people and his state. He also shared a tweet that said "Punjab needs political stability and protection from internal and external threats. I promise my people that I will do what it takes to ensure peace and security, which is today at stake"
The former Chief Minister also said he is hopeful of a seat-sharing arrangement with the BJP for next year's Assembly elections in the state, if the farmers' issues are resolved in their interest.
Since his resignation as the Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh has been targeting state Congress President Navjot Sidhu by publically saying that he would fight his possible elevation to the chief ministership tooth and nail, and is ready to make any sacrifice to save the country from such a 'dangerous man'.
After months of infighting within the Congress, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had submitted his resignation on September 18.