Former Punjab chief minister Captain Amrinder Singh has said that he is “quitting Congress”.
“So far I am in the Congress but I will not remain in the Congress. I will not be treated in this manner,” Captain Amrinder Singh said in an interview with NDTV.
However, Singh also claimed that he will not join the BJP after quitting Congress.
Speculations are that Amrinder Singh will quit the Congress and join the BJP soon.
Just a day after meeting union home minister Amit Shah, Amrinder Singh met national security advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Thursday morning.
Singh’s meetings with Doval and Shah have triggered widespread speculations of him joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
However, Amrinder Singh said that his meeting with the union home minister was about the prolonged farmers stir.
“Met Union Home Minister Amit Shahji in Delhi. Discussed the prolonged farmers’ agitation against farm laws and urged him to resolve the crisis urgently with the repeal of the laws and guarantee MSP,” Singh said after meeting Shah in New Delhi.
The Congress has reportedly been trying to reach out to Amrinder Singh, who had claimed that he was ‘humiliated’ while stepping down as the CM of Punjab.