December3 , 2021

Highlights: “Rahul Gandhi Made Me Chief Minister,” Says Charanjit Channi



Charanjit Singh Channi is talking to NDTV on a variety of points.

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi right this moment stated that his identify for the highest publish was finalised by senior social gathering chief Rahul Gandhi. The Chief Minister, talking completely to NDTV, stated that he was among the many firsts within the social gathering to lift a requirement to sack Captain Amarinder Singh. The Chief Minister additionally slammed Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal and stated that the latter would not know the bottom realities of Punjab.

Here are the Highlights from Charanjit Singh Channi’s interview with NDTV:

  • Was Not In Race For Chief Ministership: “I was never a candidate, the background I come from, my father or grandfather were not in politics, it is difficult for a common man to enter this system, I first won as an Independent. I was made Leader of the Opposition, I never demanded.”

  • I made the demand to sack Amarinder Singh: “I had made the demand that Captain Amarinder Singh be removed, he was with BJP, working in the Akali way. But I was not a candidate. This was Rahul Gandhi’s decision.”

  • Rahul Gandhi picked me because the Chief Minister: “This was Rahul Gandhi’s decision. Rahul Gandhi called me and said, “We are making you CM. I began crying, I stated, “What are you doing, I am not deserving”. He said this is the decision.”

  • Won’t sleep for four months: “I have got four months as CM, but I will do four years’ work. Neither do I sleep, nor do I let officers sleep. The system has changed.”

  • On Arvind Kejriwal’s “Nakli Kejriwal” charge: “How does he know who is the Aam Aadmi of Punjab? When he realised he did a mistake by calling me a “fake aam aadmi”, he’s now saying I’m “fake Kejriwal”. All they promised has already been finished.”