As part of the campaign, the organisation will send volunteers to identify farmers who have committed suicide, so that it can step in and help their families
Holding Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal responsible for the desecration, Amarinder said the Congress would not contest in protest as the issue was still unresolved.
Prashant Kishor, who won fame as an election-winning strategist in Bihar, has been roped in by Amarinder for the 2017 assembly elections and had advised the Punjab Congress to stay away from the bypoll.
Sources close to Prashant Kishor had confirmed to The Indian Express that he was on board to manage the election campaign of Amarinder and he would be visiting Punjab for 2-3 days in mid-February.
Amarinder said he always favoured a “broad-based understanding and alliance with like-minded, secular parties to ensure that the Akali-BJP government is ousted”
Bajwa hosted lunch for Amarinder and other party leaders who had gone to Gurdaspur to pay homage to two soldiers who died in Pathankot attack.
His brother Malwinder Singh and son Raninder Singh, too, will not contest, Amarinder Singh said.
“Arvind Kejriwal initially when he was with Anna (Hazare) had said that he would never contest polls and now he has become the CM (of Delhi). How can you trust him,” he asked.
Dera Sachkhand in Ballan near Jalandhar, Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan of Baba Ashutosh in Nurmehal, Bhaini Sahib of Namdharis, Dera Dhesian and Dharddrianwala are next in line.
The source confirmed that Kishor and Amarinder have met two-three times in Delhi and discussed the political scenario in Punjab.
The rally will be held on Dec 15, Bajwa expected to attend.
In December 2013, Bajwa provided a handle to the eager Amarinder when he reorganised the PPCC and sidelined experienced and older leaders.
Amarinder expressed himself on social media. In a video spanning a minute and 40 seconds, uploaded on his Facebook.
The Congress on Friday handed over the reins of Punjab Congress to former CM Captain Amarinder Singh.
With Amarinder Singh heading the organisation, the party also wanted a non-Sikh in a key role to balance the religious equation.