Last Updated: February 04, 2023, 15:05 IST
Patiala MP Preneet Kaur Saturday mentioned the Congress is welcome to take no matter determination it needs however asserted that she at all times gave her greatest to the occasion.
Her feedback got here a day after the Congress suspended her and in addition requested her to elucidate why she shouldn’t be expelled for anti-party actions.
Kaur is the spouse of former chief minister Amarinder Singh, who joined the BJP after being ousted from the Congress.
“The Congress is welcome to take no matter determination it needs. I’ve at all times given my greatest to the occasion and to the individuals who have repeatedly elected me.
“I owe it to them and can proceed to serve them, as at all times. I derive my power from my folks. Everything else is secondary,” Kaur said on Twitter on Saturday.
The Congress’ disciplinary panel member secretary Tariq Anwar had said the action follows complaints against her from the party’s Punjab unit chief Amarinder Raja Warring and other state leaders that she was helping the BJP in the state.
“The Congress president has received a complaint from Amarinder Singh Raja Warring, president of PCC Punjab, that Preneet Kaur, MP (Lok Sabha) from Patiala is indulging in anti-party activities to help BJP.
“Some other senior Congress leaders of Punjab also share this view,” Anwar had mentioned in a press release.
It was not the primary time that Kaur was served a show-cause discover by the occasion.
In November 2021, the Congress issued her a show-cause discover looking for an evidence for her alleged “anti-party actions”. Kaur had then said that she did not receive any such notice, but had only read about it in newspapers and on social media.
In May last year, Punjab Congress chief Warring had also said that Kaur was not with the party anymore.
In the 2022 state assembly polls, Kaur even campaigned for her husband Amarinder Singh who contested the elections as an ally of the BJP.
Kaur had been an MP in 1999, 2004 and 2009. She lost the Patiala Lok Sabha seat in 2014 but won it back in 2019.
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