Major jolt to AAP, Ropar MLA Amarjit Sandoa joins Congress

Chandigarh, May 5, 2019 ( Bureau):  In less than a week, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab suffered another major jolt on Saturday as its sitting MLA from Roopnagar, Amarjit Singh Sandoya, joined the Congress in the presence of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh here. Earlier AAP MLA from Mansa, Nazar Singh Manshahia, had joined the party on April 29.
Welcoming Sandoya into the party fold, Captain Amarinder Singh said the Congress had got a major boost as a result of the wave of the exodus from members of various opposition parties in the state – a clear endorsement of his government’s path-breaking initiatives over the past two years.
AAP national president Arvind Kejriwal’s autocratic style of functioning and the chaos in the state wing of the party was making its legislators feel suffocated, motivating them to shift to the Congress, which was completely focused on the development of the state and welfare of its people, said the Chief Minister.
Sandhya’s joining would further bolster the Congress prospects in Roopnagar, where Manisha Tewari was already making waves as the party’s dynamic candidate, he added. Exhorting Sandoya to put in his best for the parliamentary elections in the state, Captain Amarinder Singh asked him to help Tewari at the grassroots level in the constituency.
The Chief Minister further said the mood in the state was clearly in favor of the Congress and its Mission 13, which would translate into a sweeping win for the party.
Sandoya, who joined along with his supporters, expressed his gratitude towards the Chief Minister and assured him that of his best efforts. He said he was feeling disenchanted in the AAP due to the top leadership’s high-handed approach towards Punjab and had decided to join Congress as he felt aligned with the democratic and inclusive philosophy of the party.


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