Chandigarh : Former Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Tuesday resigned from the Congress and formed a new party ‘Punjab Lok Congress’ ahead of State Assembly elections.
Capt Amarinder sent a seven-page resignation letter to party president Sonia Gandhi today.
In a tweet, Capt Amarinder said, “I have today sent my resignation to Congress President Ms Sonia Gandhi ji, listing my reasons for the resignation. ‘Punjab Lok Congress’ is the name of the new party. The registration is pending approval with the Election Commission of India. The party symbol will be approved later.”