NEW DELHI: Amid a public confrontation between Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh and former minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, the Congress on Tuesday stated it simply displays a range of views amongst its leaders which can’t be termed factionalism.
“Why do you forget that democracy is all about diversity?” Congress spokesperson Supriya Shrinate advised a press convention. “It is wrong to give it the name of factionalism.”
She stated the precedence of Punjab chief minister is to battle and defeat the Covid pandemic, and never the rest together with the alleged infighting.
She additionally stated there was no want for the central management to intervene within the state unit issues as points arising out of variations of opinions will be resolved inside the get together at varied ranges.
“In Punjab, there is diversity of views as there could be differences of opinion between the leaders, but there is no factionalism,” she stated when requested in regards to the open sparring between Singh and Sidhu.
Amarinder Singh and Sidhu have publicly sparred over the probe into the sacrilege subject, after the excessive courtroom quashed the probe report by the SIT headed by Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh. Sidhu raised questions over the delay in granting justice within the sacrilege case.
“The Congress party believes that the more diversity in views bring better solutions,” Shrinate stated.
Without naming any chief, she stated that a minimum of the CM will not be threatening docs or our bodies usually are not flowing in rivers in Punjab as the main focus is on controlling the pandemic and never infighting.
She claimed that not like in BJP-ruled states the place “leaders are afraid to speak out”, Congress members in states dominated by it specific their ideas overtly and freely.
There has been alleged infighting inside the Punjab unit of the Congress with Sidhu taking over points with the chief minister on one aspect and former minister Pargat Singh alleging that he was threatened by an in depth aide of Singh within the chief minister’s workplace.
Rajya Sabha MPs from Punjab Pratap Singh Bajwa and Shamsher Singh Dullo have additionally been essential of the chief minister and have raised questions on a number of selections and problems with governance within the state.