Charanjit Singh Channi is Congress’s presumptive Chief Minister in Punjab, Rahul Gandhi introduced this afternoon, with Navjot Sidhu slipping out of the hotly contested race for the highest job.
Quickly after the announcement, Mr Channi, who can also be the primary Dalit Chief minister of the state, was seen touching Mr Sidhu’s toes.
Then got here the Kodak second, Mr Sidhu, the Punjab Congress chief, cheered the presumptive Chief Minister by elevating his hand in jubilation – like an umpire lifts the successful boxer’s hand after the ultimate spherical.
Thereafter, all three leaders – Rahul Gandhi, Navjot sidhu, Charanjit Channi – have been group hugging. After which in a giant present of power, they raised their arms within the air, ending weeks of hypothesis concerning the infighting within the social gathering and sending out the message of solidarity.
“Sidhu ji, Jo tusi karna chahte ho, tusi karoge (No matter you need to do, you may do. Your mannequin will probably be applied,” stated Mr Channi in his first feedback after accepting the duty.