Amarinder Singh, Punjab Congress president claimed that for upcoming 2017 Assembly elections “Congress will get two-third majority”. As Congress is receiving “overwhelming” response from the people across Punjab.
“The level of involvement by the workers in our programmes leaves hardly any doubt that the party is headed for a landslide victory”, Amarinder claimed, expressing confidence that, the party will cross the two-third mark.
Punjab Congress’ top leaders held a meeting in order to discuss the election strategy and also to examine the campaigns impact for the upcoming elections that are due next year.
“There is a massive groundswell against the ruling BJP- Akali alliance and only the Congress is in a position to provide better governance and government,” the PCC president told the meeting.
Amarinder Singh said that senior party leaders in 71 assembly constituencies had reached out to the workers. In the first phase by 8th of August 117 constituencies will be covered.
Amarinder claimed that Punjab people are looking towards Congress. In order to fill the void created between government and administration by Akali-BJP alliance.
He added that in front of people AAP is already “exposed” . Each day there is something new that turn away people from the party.
“People of Punjab know it’s only us who can redeem the situation and provide them the best government and it’s up to us to come up to their expectations”, he said.
Asha Kumari, AICC in-charge for Punjab affairs supervised the meeting. Amarinder, Chairperson of the Campaign Committee Ambika Soni, former union minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, CLP leader Charanjit Singh Channi, former chief minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal and other senior leaders of the party attended the meeting.
Asha Kumari said that she received lot of positive feedback from the elementary level. Every one she met wanted Congress to form the government in Punjab.
“The enthusiasm I have seen among the party workers at different places has convinced me that we are certain to form the government,” she said.
In meeting, progress made by the various committees that are set up to provide inputs for the Congress’s manifesto was also discussed.