Will he? Gained’t he? These are the questions everyone seems to be asking in Punjab political circles after the announcement by Prashant Kishor that he needs to stop working as a political strategist after masterminding the TMC victory in West Bengal.
The reply might not be as easy. Kishor, who joined as political adviser to Captain Amarinder Singh in March, additionally holds a Cabinet rank within the Punjab authorities. Additionally, his unease with the Congress occasion has as soon as once more come to the fore as he questioned the occasion’s inertia in introspecting into what goes unsuitable with the occasion.
However will he proceed to carry Captain’s hand at a time when the Congress stalwart is going through the opposition from contained in the occasion ranks in addition to his personal Cabinet ministers over the sacrilege situation like by no means earlier than. Specialists consider there could also be a rethink on this entrance as a result of all shouldn’t be going properly with the occasion within the State.
Apart from unpopularity with the general public, the CM is going through wrath of his 70 odd MLAs and Cabinet colleagues over failure to ship on the long-standing demand for justice within the sacrilege case after the report of the SIT headed by Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh was rejected by the Excessive Court docket. He’s additionally being seen as being on the backfoot as he clarified that he himself confronted a case within the Metropolis Centre Rip-off allegations for 14 years and the identify of Badal’s will come out within the sacrilege case for certain and there was no query of hobnobbing with the Akalis.
Kishor has himself stated that the Congress occasion should see what’s unsuitable inside itself apart from saying that the place he holds in Punjab is from the State authorities as political adviser to the Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and never the Congress occasion.
Amarinder Singh’s bête noire Navjot Singh Sidhu has additionally been attacking him publicly over his alleged failure sacrilege situation.
The choice to proceed with Amarinder or not now will depend on his private ties with the chief. An official assertion is awaited from him on this regard.