CHANDIGARH: Congress High Command has unanimously elected senior Congress leader Charanjit Singh Channi as leader of Congress Legislature of Punjab and new Punjab Chief Minister.
This was announced by Punjab Congress affairs in-charge Harish Rawat on Twitter following Captain Amarinder Singh’s resignation, there were four names in the race for the post of Punjab CM.
It gives me immense pleasure to announce that Sh. #CharanjitSinghChanni has been unanimously elected as the Leader of the Congress Legislature Party of Punjab.@INCIndia @RahulGandhi @INCPunjab pic.twitter.com/iboTOvavPd— Harish Rawat (@harishrawatcmuk) September 19, 2021
This comes hours after rumours said Sukhjinder Randhawa had been elected Congress Legislature Party leader.