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Who is Charanjit Singh Channi, Punjab's new Chief Minister

India Today
India Today
All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Sunday named Dalit-Sikh leader Charanjit Singh Channi as the new chief minister of Punjab.

Channi will replace Captain Amarinder Singh, who had resigned as the chief minister on Saturday after months of turmoil within the state unit.

Channi will be Punjab's first Dalit-Sikh chief minister. During the previous SAD-BJP regime, he was also the Leader of the Opposition in the Vidhan Sabha. Here's all you need to know about Punjab's new chief minister.