Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa takes charge as Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister, PCC chief stays away

Dy CM says will bring governance to people’s doorstep

Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa takes charge as Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister, PCC chief stays away

CM Charanjit Singh Channi offers sweets to Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa as he assumes charge as Deputy CM at Punjab Civil Secretariat.

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, September 21

Newly inducted Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa assumed charge in the presence of Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi at Punjab Civil Secretariat here today.

After assuming office, Randhawa said they would strive to bring governance to the doorstep of all sections of the society. He added the government would stand by farmers who were the driving force behind the state economy.

While PCC chief Navjot Sidhu stayed away, those present included Congress leaders Tript Bajwa, Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria, Manpreet Singh Badal, Sangat Singh Gilzian, Darshan Singh Brar, Kulbir Singh Zira, Pritam Singh Kotbhai, Parminder Singh Pinki among others.

Nod to state cong appointments

AICC general secretary (organisation) KC Venugopal on Tuesday cleared the appointment of MLA Pargat Singh and Yoginder Pal Dhingra as general secretaries and Gulzar Inder Chahal as treasurer of the PCC.

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