CHANDIGARH, January 12: Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh will be addressing the Congress election rallies at Amritsar and Ludhiana on January 21. This was disclosed by the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President Capt Amarinder Singh here today.
Addressing a press conference the PCC President said, the Congress President Ms Sonia Gandhi will also come to address party rallies one at Moga in Malwa region and the other at Kapurthala in Doaba region. He said, the date for Ms Gandhi’s rally was being worked out.
Similarly the Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will address six rallies in two days.
Replying to a question about his complaint to the Election Commission on transportation of money by one vigilance officer, Capt Amarinder said, it had been brought to the commission’s knowledge. He said, by and large the entire administration was playing an impartial role and the party was keeping a strict vigil and wherever it found any violations these were being reported to the commission.
On the issue of rebels, the PCC President said, most of them had withdrawn from the contest while remaining were being persuaded to withdraw. He said, party in charge Thakur Gulchain Singh Charak and general secretary Mr BK Hariprasad were camping here and talking to people. He said, he had personally met and talked to most of them and they had agreed to withdraw