Punjab Congress newly appointed president Sunil Jakhar formally take charge on Wednesday. The event was organized at Punjab Congress Bhawan, where Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh, Punjab Congress Incharge Asha Kumari and other Congress leaders were also present.
All Congress MLAs and district presidents came for the ceremony. In his speech Sunil Jakhar thanked Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice-president Rahul Gandhi. He also said that Punajb CM Captain Amarinder Singh showed his faith in them and he will definitely try to fulfil on their hope.
It is mentionable that before this Sunil Jakhar has played the role of Leader of the Opposition in assembly. It is also noteworthy here that Sunil Jakhar contested the Punjab Legislative Assembly election in 2017 from Abohar constituency, in which he had to face defeat.
Sixty-three-year-old Jakhar has been actively raising issues of farmer interest in the state. He has been hand-picked by the party high command to steer the restructuring of the Punjab Congress for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
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