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'Incompetent man': Captain Amarinder Singh says won't accept Sidhu's name as his successor

Further taking a dig, he called Sidhu an 'incompetent man' and said he would be 'disaster'. He further said that he would oppose Sidhu's name for the next chief minister. 

Captain Amarinder Singh says won't accept Sidhu's name as his successor gcw
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Chandigarh, First Published Sep 18, 2021, 7:04 PM IST
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Following the power tussle with rival Navjot Singh Sidhu, senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh, who stepped down as chief minister on Saturday, said he would not accept him as his successor. Further taking a dig, he called Sidhu an 'incompetent man' and said he would be 'disaster'. He further said that he would oppose Sidhu's name for the next chief minister. Singh added that Sidhu has a connection with Pakistan and would be a threat to national security. Further explaining, he said Sidhu is friends with Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The statement comes after Captain Amarinder Singh resigned from his post. The development comes after various reports surfaced stating that Captain was believed to 'tell his friends that he 'can not continue with the humiliation'.

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Addressing the press, Amarinder Singh said he felt humiliated by the way talks transpired. He informed that he spoke with the Congress president and told them that he would be resigning today. He said it had happened for the third time. He added that he is in the Congress party and would consult his supporters and decide the future course of actions. Informing about the new chief minister, Singh asserted that the party high command can make whoever, they have faith in.

According to many media sources, Singh convened a meeting of party MLAs at his home to address the concerns and possible solutions. According to reports, Sunil Jakhar, Pratap Singh Bajwa, Raj Kumar Verka, and Inderjit are among the front-runners to succeed Capt Amarinder Singh if he steps down as CM.
 

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