Phagwara: BJP National General Secretary and
Punjab poll in-charge J P Nadda has dubbed Congress general
secretary Rahul Gandhi`s projection of Amarinder Singh as the
next chief minister of Punjab as a desperate move of the
Talking to reporters after addressing a rally for party`s
candidate Som Parkash at Hadiabad sub-town on Thursday night, Nadda
claimed that this projection will have no impact.
"People of Punjab and voters fully know what a tall
stature and immense respect Parkash Singh Badal, the SAD-BJP
chief ministerial candidate for fifth term, enjoys as well as
the reality and activities of Captain Amarinder Singh".
While Badal is wedded to `vikas`(development), Captain
pursues a politics of "vendetta", Nadda said.
"Departure of Congress from the traditional practice of
waiting for the poll results and then leaving the decision on
naming the Chief Minister candidate to the party president
shows the nervous desperation of the party and its reading of
the writing on wall," he said.
Congress is bound to lose in January 30 polls and SAD-BJP
alliance is all set to be voted back to power with a
comfortable majority, Nadda said.
Claiming there was a pro-incumbency factor working in
favour of the alliance in Punjab this time, Nadda reiterated
that BJP will now better its poll performance than the