Kamal Nath replaced Shakeel Ahmed as in-charge of Punjab Congress. The news came after the Congress high command held a core meeting. Kamal Nath is associated with the 1984 Sikh Genocide. Kamal Nath was a close associate of Rajiv Gandhi.
Many in the Sikh community are unhappy over the announcement and vowed to switch parties.
HS Phoolka spoke to the members of the press and stated that Kamal Nath led mobs at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj in 1984 and that his name appeared for 2 consecutive days during the Sikh genocide in 1984 Delhi.