rekha sharma demanded removal of channi: National Commission for Women (NCW) chief Rekha Sharma has demanded removal of new Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi from the post, Rekha Sharma said that Channi is not fit to be CM, Charanjit Singh Channi is a threat to Women’s safety, The were leveled against Charanjit Singh Channi during the MeToo movement in 2018
National Commission for Women (NCW) chief Rekha Sharma has demanded the removal of new Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi from the post. They say that Channi is not fit to be CM. She is a threat to women’s safety. The allegations were leveled against Charanjit Singh Channi during the MeToo movement in 2018.
Sharma has strongly objected to making Channi the CM of Punjab. He said furiously that today Channi has been made the CM of Punjab by a party led by a woman. This is betrayal. Channi is a threat to women’s safety. There should be an inquiry against them. He doesn’t deserve to be CM. I urge Sonia Gandhi to remove him from the post of Chief Minister.
Referring to the MeToo movement in 2018, Sharma demanded the removal of Channi from the post. He said, “In 2018 during the Me Too movement, allegations were leveled against him (Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi). The State Commission for Women had taken suo motu cognizance of the matter and the Speaker sat on a dharna demanding her removal. but nothing happened.
In 2018, it was alleged that Channi, the then minister of the Punjab government, had sent objectionable messages to a woman IAS officer. However, the woman IAS officer did not file a complaint regarding this and the matter was resolved between the two. On May 3 this year, Punjab Women’s Commission chairperson Manisha Gulati told the state government that she wanted justice for the IAS officer, who has now been transferred outside Punjab. She had said that she would go on a hunger strike if the state government does not apprise her of its stand on the issue in a week. He had said that he has written a letter to the Chief Secretary demanding action taken report of the government.
Channi, a three-time MLA from Chamkaur Sahib assembly constituency in Rupnagar district, had joined the Congress in 2012. In the Captain Amarinder Singh cabinet, he was handling the departments of Technical Education, Industrial Training, Employment Generation and Tourism and Cultural Affairs.