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‘Would accept responsibility and resign if Congress does not performs well in Punjab’ says CM Amarinder Singh


Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that he will resign if his party Congress would not perform well in the state in Lok Sabha Polls 2019 due for May 19. Punjab CM in a statement said that he will take the responsibility if Congress wiped out in the national polls in the state.

He reportedly said, I will accept my responsibility and would resign if the grand old party could not do well in the state.  However, He added that he is confident of the party’s good performance in the state. He said Congress will register a clean sweep in the state.

‘The party high command had decided to hold the ministers and legislators
accountable for the victory/defeat of the Congress candidates. I am ready to take the same responsibility for the state but I am confident that Congress will sweep all Lok Sabha seats in Punjab,” Amarinder said.

Captain Amarinder Singh played a crucial role in the party’s victory in the state in 2017 Punjab Assembly after a decade rule of Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) BJP). Congress had won 77 out of the 117 seats in State polls with a vote share 38.5 percent. Captain Amarinder Singh’ had 2002 to 2007 served as a Chief Minister of the state.

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Congress in the state is taking on AAP, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) who has already announced its poll alliance with Bhartiya Janta Party.

General Elections 2019 is in the last leg and last phase polling will be held on May 19. Counting of Votes and Results for the mega Battle of ballots will be announced on May 23 four days after the 7th phase of voting.C

Punjab for its 13 Parliamentary seats will poll in a single phase on May 19 four days ahead of counting.

In 2014 General Elections, BJP-SAD combine won 6 Lok Sabha Seats with BJP emerged victorious on 2 seats while SAD on 4. Congress who suffered major setback across the nation managed to win 3 Lok Sabha Seats in Punjab while debutant Aam Aadmi Party bagged 4 Lok Sabha Seats.



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