Last Updated: January 18, 2023, 17:59 IST
Punjab Congress chief Amrinder Singh Raja Warring on Wednesday dubbed Manpreet Singh Badal’s resignation from the celebration as “good riddance”, terming him as “congenitally power hungry.” Badal joined the BJP in Delhi after quitting the Congress.
“Good riddance. @MSBADAL is congenitally power hungry. He joined @INCIndia knowing party was winning. 5 yrs is long time for someone like him to stay out of power for reasons not unknown to anyone.Instead of crying martyrdom, he should be apologising to Congress for betrayal,” Warring tweeted.
In one other tweet, he mentioned, “No Mir Jafar has ever risen to remain a king be remembered for, their ignominious fate remains etched in political history of India.” Badal, who’s the nephew of former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, had joined the Congress in 2016 after he formally merged his personal celebration People’s Party of Punjab with the grand outdated celebration.
After Badal misplaced from the Bathinda Urban seat within the 2022 state meeting polls, he was not seen in celebration’s conferences.
The variations between Badal and Warring had been recognized in celebration circles.
Badal is one other senior most chief of the Congress who joined the BJP. Earlier, former chief minister Amarinder Singh and Sunil Jakhar, amongst different leaders, had joined the BJP.
Five-time MLA Badal was the finance minister within the earlier Congress authorities.
Meanwhile, Shiromani Akali Dal chief Daljeet Singh Cheema additionally took a dig on the Congress following the resignation of Badal, saying with the pace, Congress leaders are becoming a member of the BJP, the saffron celebration ought to reserve some seats for its “original BJP leaders.” “Keeping in view the rapid joining of Congress leaders in the Punjab BJP unit, I humbly appeal to the BJP high command to reserve at least 3 Lok Sabha & 23 Vidhan Sabha seats for original BJP leaders who have been working hard for the party since decades,” mentioned Cheema in a tweet.
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