PK-Prashant Kishor- gets Cabinet rank in Punjab; becomes Principal Advisor to CM Amarinder Singh

PK-Prashant Kishor- gets Cabinet rank in Punjab; becomes Principal Advisor to CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today sprang a surprise by handpicking ace poll strategist Prashant Kishor as his ” Principal Advisor” in the rank of a cabinet minister with a token honorarium of Rs one per month.

The appointment has come a year ahead of state assembly polls which are scheduled to be held next year-2022. The ruling Congress is upbeat in the sensitive border state with a thumping success in the recently held municipal corporations by making inroads in those pockets like Bhatinda where it was out he recking for last several years.

On the appointment, Prashant Kishor, who is currently busy carrying forward poll strategists for the incumbent West Bengal Chief Minister M. Mamata Bannerjee, CM Punjab has tweeted :

Mr. Kishor told NDTV that the offer had been on the table for the past year and that Amarinder Singh is “like family”. “I can’t say ‘no’ to him…,” Mr. Kishor said.
CMO Punjab@CMOPb

#PunjabCabinet clears the appointment of Shri

as Principal Advisor to the Chief Minister

Singh in the rank and status of a Cabinet Minister.


Two days back, his tweet: “On 2nd May, hold me to my last tweet” on Crucial West Bengal polls had gone viral.

He has worked with many political parties and leaders like Mr. Narendra Modi, Mr. Rahul Gandhi, Mr. Nitish Kumar, Mr. Amarinder Singh, Mr. Arvind Kejriwal, Mr. Jagan Reddy, and scripted successful poll strategies besides getting involved in a series of social welfare campaigns.


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