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Charanjit Chani - Punjab's first Dalit CM

Chandigarh, Sep 19 (UNI) Congress in a surprise move in Punjab announced Charanjit Singh Channi, a Dalit leader, as the new Chief Minister of Punjab, a day after Captain Amarinder Singh quit from the CM's post.
Channi is the first Dalit chief minister of Punjab.
The three time MLA from Chamkaur Sahib assembly seat, Channi's was made CM of Punjab, months ahead of the polls, as rivals Shiromani Akal Dal and Aam Aadmi Party have been wooing voters from the Scheduled Caste communities.
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Cong enjoys rubbing salt on Sikh wounds, why Channi, Sidhu silent : Chugh

09 Dec 2021 | 1:59 AM

Chandigarh, Dec 8 (UNI) BJP national general secretary Tarun Chugh on Wednesday alleged Congress of making fun of Sikh sentiments and rubbing salt on their wounds.

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Singla inaugurates 'Yaadgar-e-Shaheedan' memorial in Sangrur

09 Dec 2021 | 1:31 AM

Sangrur, Dec 8 (UNI) Punjab PWD Minister Vijay Inder Singla on Wednesday inaugurated the Kisan Memorial ‘Yadgar-e-Shaheedaan’ in the city.

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Channi appeals Akal Takht Jathedar to direct SGPC to grant rights to all channels for telecast of Gurbani from Sri Harmandir Sahib

09 Dec 2021 | 12:18 AM

Talwandi Sabo (Bathinda), Dec 8 (UNI) Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday appealed Sri Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh to direct the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee to immediately grant rights to all the TV and radio channels for direct telecast/broadcast of live Gurbani Kirtan from Sri Harmandir Sahib, Amritsar.

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Punjab : Channi announces heritage street for Talwandi Sabo

08 Dec 2021 | 11:39 PM

Rama Mandi (Bathinda), Dec 8 (UNI) Accusing SAD and AAP of not doing anything for the development of holy town of Talwandi Sabo, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday announced to construct a Heritage street in Talwandi Sabo on the lines of already existing in Amritsar and Sri Chamkaur Sahib.

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Channi govt will make weak case to arrest Majithia, alleges Raghav Chadha

08 Dec 2021 | 11:26 PM

Chandigarh, Dec 8 (UNI) After the High Court slammed the Punjab government on Monday in much-discussed drugs case, senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Punjab co-in-charge Raghav Chadha on Wednesday claimed that Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Badal are partners and said the two leaders have made a deal to save Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia in the drugs case.

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