Charanjit Singh Channi Set To Be The Next Chief Minister Of Punjab

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Charanjit Singh Channi has been unanimously elected as the new Punjab Chief Minister, Congress senior leader Harish Rawat announced on Twitter.

"It gives me immense pleasure to announce that Sh. #CharanjitSinghChanni has been unanimously elected as the Leader of the Congress Legislature Party of Punjab," party General Secretary, and Punjab in charge, Harish Rawat, said in a tweet.

Channi is the first Dalit leader to be selected as chief minister of the state.

The development comes a day after Captain Amarinder Singh stepped down as the Chief Minister of Punjab.

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