Amarinder warns Cong members against going public
Chandigarh: Punjab Pradesh Congress
Committee President Amarinder Singh on Sunday warned party members
of disciplinary action if they go public on internal issues of
"Going public and going to the media instead of coming
to the party forum amounts to serious indiscipline which will
be seriously dealt with", he warned.
Reacting to media reports, Amarinder said, the party
High Command has taken serious notice of this. He warned that
if it did not stop, strong action will be initiated against
those indulging in indiscipline.
The former Chief Minister was reacting to reports that
there is rising discontent among a number of Congress MLAs who
have been left out from the list of district presidents and
office bearers of the party released earlier this week.
"If anyone has any grievance, he/she is at liberty to take
this matter up with me, with (senior leader) Gulchain Singh
Charak or the Congress President herself", he said, while
pointing out, he had already written to the Party President
Sonia Gandhi about accommodating more deserving people in the
"When I have already taken up the issue with the Congress
President there is no need for anyone to rush to the media or
attempt to make political capital of it and serve their
personal interest at the cost of the party", he said,
according to a party release here.
Amarinder Singh maintained the Congress was a democratic
party and everybody was welcome to meet and take up issues
with him or the High Command.