Channi in action: Capt Amarinder loyalist Dinesh Bassi removed as chairman of Amritsar Improvement Trust
Sidhu’s close aide Damandeep Singh Uppal appointed as new chairman of Amritsar Improvement TrustAuthor : Avneet Kaur
Newly appointed Chief Minister Charnjit Singh Channi has
swung into action as he removed Captain Amarinder loyalist Dinesh Bassi from
the post of Chairman of Amritsar Improvement Truest on Wednesday during his
first visit to the city.
Damandeep Singh Uppal has been appointed the new chairman in place of Bassi and is expected to take the charge from today itself.
As per sources, Dinesh Bassi did not have good terms with PPCC chief Navjot Singh Sidhu and was known to be Amarinder’s confidant. However, Damandeep Singh Uppal is said to be Sidhu’s close aide, therefore, the appointment hasn’t come as surprise to many.
Even on Tuesday, Police Commissioners of Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Amritsar were changed. Sukhchain Singh Gill who was appointed Police Commissioner Jalandhar just a few week ago, was again transferred to Amritsar. While, Gurpreet Bhullar was appointed Commissioner of Police Ludhiana and Naunihal Singh got posting at Jalandhar.
Meanwhile, more such changes in Cabinet, bureaucracy and other departments are expected to take place, and even there are chances Punjab’s DGP will be changed soon.