Aam Aadmi Party Punjab on Thursday announced its state core committee that will unanimously decide the future course of affairs in the state. Addressing the media at Chandigarh, AAP co-president Aman Arora said that it was the long pending demand of the state leadership to form a core committee that take the decision on its own. He said that due to the prior engagements of central leadership and state in-charge Manish Sisodia it took some time to form the committee.
Announcing the names of committee members Arora said that AAP president Bhagwant Mann, the leader of opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira, MP Prof. Sadhu Singh, MLA Kanwar Sandhu, deputy leader of opposition Sarabjit Kaur Manuke, MLA Kultar Singh Sandhwan, MLA Prof. Baljinder Kaur, Gulshan Chhabra, Dr. Inderbir Singh Nijjer, Dr. Ravjot Singh, Dr. Balbir Singh, Manjinder Singh Sidhu and Aman Arora will the permanent members while Harjot Singh Bains, Garry Birring, Sukhwinder Singh Sukhi, Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal, Paramjeet Singh Sachdeva, Anil Thakur, Gurdit Singh Sekhon and Dalbir Singh Dhillon will be the ex-officio members of the committee.
Arora said that the committee will now be independent to take decisions regarding the state affairs in the future. He said that it will accelerate the process of widening the base of party in the state. A report regarding Shahkot by-poll will be prepared within a week after consulting the volunteers and zone presidents of the state.
The party also assigned the responsibility of structure building to Dr. Balbir Singh relieving Aman Arora of the responsibility. Arora had requested the party high command to relinquish the responsibility sighting time constraints and his commitment towards the people of his constituency