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Raninder defends father Amarinder Singh

Last Updated: Saturday, April 7, 2012 - 18:43

Ludhiana: Raninder Singh, who had
unsuccessfully contested the recent Punjab assembly polls,
on Saturday came in strong defence of his father and PCC chief
Amarinder Singh, saying it was not fair to put blame on him
alone for Congress` poor electoral show.

Raninder, who lost in Samana constituency, called for
complete unity in the rank and file of the party and not to be
lost in the maze of mutual mudslinging or bickering.

The debacle suffered by Congress in the elections needs
introspection, he said adding "it is not time for raising
accusing fingers at one or the other at this crucial hour when
we are going to face elections once again including the
municipal corporations and the 2014 Lok Sabha polls," Raninder
told reporters here.

Raninder was here in connection with a court appearance
in the multi-crore Ludhiana City Centre (LCC) scam in which
he, along with his father and brother-in-law Ramminder Singh
`Richhi` are among the accused.

Ever since Congress` defeat, Amarinder`s detractors have
been training the guns at him and asking him to step down as
PCC chief.


First Published: Saturday, April 7, 2012 - 18:43
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