Congress MLA Rana Gurjit Singh on Thursday welcomed the decision regarding acceptance of his resignation from the Cabinet. Rana Gurjit Singh said that the decision of the party is acceptable to him and he welcomes the decision of the party high command. On the statement given by AAP leader Sukhpal Khaira, Rana Gurjit said that Khaira is himself involved in the matter of narcotics and he should also resign. Rana Gurjit, an MLA from Kapurthala, was handling the power and irrigation portfolios. He had tendered resignation earlier this week, after being accused of illegally bagging sand mining contracts. Rana Gurjit had said that though he had not been associated with his family business for the past 10 years, the controversy surrounding it in recent months had left him with no option but to tender his resignation in the interest of his party.He said that the decision taken by Rahul Gandhi and Capt. Amarinder Singh was in the best interests of the party. He said that Rahul Gandhi has complete confidence in him. “If they had no confidence in me, then I would not have been appointed as a minister” said Singh.
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