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Apna Punjab Party leader joins Congress

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Ahead of the by-election, Party district today joined the in the presence of

The welcomed Jagtar Singh Chandi and his supporters into the Pradesh Committee (PPCC), saying it was a sign of the growing confidence of the people in the government policies and programmes.

In a statement issued here, he said, leaders and workers from various opposition parties were keen to join the secular and democratic Indian National Congress, which had proved its commitment to the welfare of the people of

Expressing gratitude towards Amarinder Singh, Chandi said he and his colleagues were feeling let down and suffocated in their party due to its autocratic style of functioning.

The bypoll was necessitated following the death of MLA

The by-poll would be held on May 28 and results would be declared on May 31.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 19:45 IST