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Charanjit Singh Channi to be Cong CM face for Punjab polls: Rahul Gandhi

Business Standard | 06/02/2022 07:40 PM | Click to read full article

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday declared Charanjit Singh Channi as his party's chief ministerial face for the high-stakes Punjab Assembly polls. Gandhi made this announcement while addressing a virtual rally here. "People of Punjab said we need a CM from 'gareeb ghar' (poor family)," said Gandhi.

The other main contender for the party's CM face was Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, a Jat Sikh face.