Finally miffed congress leader Ashwani Sekhri gets chairmanship
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in
Punjab government, today finally appointed senior congress leader Ashwani Sekhri as Chairman, Punjab Health System Corporation.
Sekhri first successfully contested for Punjab Legislative Assembly from Batala in 1985. He was re-elected from Batala in 2002 and 2012. In 2002, he was appointed Minister of State for Tourism and Culture. In 2009, he was appointed spokesperson of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee.He was one of the 42 INC MLAs who submitted their resignation in protest of a decision of the Supreme Court of India ruling Punjab’s termination of the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) water canal unconstitutional.