Breaking News Updates September 19, 2021: Charanjit Singh Channi has been unanimously elected as the new Punjab Chief Minister, Congress senior leader Harish Rawat announced on Twitter. Punjab Congress MLAs had authorised party president Sonia Gandhi to pick a new legislature party leader who will succeed Amarinder Singh as the chief minister of the state. This came after Amarinder Singh resigned as Punjab chief minister, saying he felt “humiliated” at the way the party handled the infighting in the state unit. Party sources said the name of the new leader is likely to be announced in a CLP meeting called at 11 am today.Also Read - After Amarinder Singh's Resignation, Congress Observers to Finalise New Punjab CM Today | Top Developments
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