Channi a sand mafia king-pin, Bhagwant Mann a dummy : Badal

The SAD chief said while Amarinder’s replacement Charanjit Singh Channi has already been exposed as the leader of a mafia ring after the recovery of Rs 10 Crore in cash and jewellery from his nephew Honey, AAP chief ministerial candidate Bhagwant Mann was a dummy.

Channi not poor but worth Rs 500 Cr : SAD chief

The SAD president was answering a query regarding Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s claim that Channi was a poor chief minister. He said it was clearly known that Channi, who had graduated from delineating illegal colonies to becoming a sand mafia king pin, was worth more than Rs 500 Crore.

Poll toll

With the announcement of chief ministerial faces by AAP and the SAD-BSP, however, the Congress’ putative national president Rahul Gandhi, who was happy to rely on the ‘collective-leadership’ formula in the run-up to the announcement of the poll, has been forced into stating publicly that “two persons cannot lead the Congress in Punjab”, an obvious reference to the Channi-Sidhu power tussle

Sidhu attacks Punjab govt, triggers turmoil

Sidhu has accused the Punjab home minister of complacency in arresting Majithia in drug case ahead of the elections, setting off fresh rounds of discussions in Congress leadership to resolve the issue