Charanjit Singh Channi and Gandhi, said sources, discussed the political scenario as it has evolved after Captain Amarinder Singh’s meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
He had resigned ahead of Congress legislature party meeting which was called amid unending factional battles in the ruling Congress in the state. Singh was replaced by Charanjit Singh Channi as the chief minister of the state.
Navjot Singh Sidhu also called Amarinder Singh a "negative force" and accused him of stalling Justice and development of Punjab.
Former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh, on Wednesday, once again came out in support the Centre's decision to extend the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) in Punjab, and said the purpose of the Central paramilitary force is to secure the international borders and not take over the state government.
Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced that he will be forming a new party in the state and added that its name will be announced once the Election Commission of India clears it.
"Captain betrayed Punjab. I am sad that I have spent so much time with him," said Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa.
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said the Congress party is in need of a strong president.
Addressing a press conference, Harish Rawat, who is AICC incharge of Punjab, said there are no facts in reports that Captain Amarinder Singh was insulted by Congress. He said the former Chief Minister should rethink the course of action he is pursuing.
Channi had departed from Chandigarh for Delhi today. According to Chief Minister's Office (CMO), the CM will take up the farmers' issues including the repeal of farm laws and postponement of the paddy procurement date.
Amarinder Singh met National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval at his residence on Thursday. Captain earlier on Thursday said that he would quit the Congress party but won't be joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).