The assertion has now given rise to speculation on whether Singh will contest the Lok Sabha polls, and from which constituency if he decides so. Congress leaders were quick to suggest that he can win easily from any seat in Punjab, especially Amritsar.
President Ram Nath Kovind had special guests at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday. Eleven members of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s family, including his grandnephew Dhirajlal Patel, spent the day at the President’s Estate.
Despite Mallikarjun Kharge writing to PM Modi demanding that the panel of names for the next CBI director be made available to him at least three days before the meeting, the government is yet to circulate the names.