Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarendra Singh is already gearing up for a return to power in the 2022 Assembly elections in Punjab. Leading election strategist Prashant Kishore will be given key responsibilities as part of it. On Monday, Prashant Kishore was appointed as Chief Adviser to CM Captain Amarendra Singh. This was stated by CM Captain Amarinder Singh on Twitter. ‘Prashant Kishore is very happy to be appointed as my Chief Adviser. We look forward to working together for the welfare of the people of Punjab, ”he said.
Happy to share that @PrashantKishor has joined me as my Principal Advisor. Look forward to working together for the betterment of the people of Punjab!
— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) March 1, 2021
The Punjab Cabinet has announced the appointment of Prashant Kishore as Chief Secretary. This position is equivalent to a cabinet rank. In the appointment notification issued by the cabinet, it was stated that he will get only Rs 1 salary in this post. He gets all the suns that the government offers. It is known that Prashant Kishore worked as an election strategist for the Congress party in the 2017 Punjab Assembly elections. The Congress party won a solid victory in that election. The Congress won 77 of the 117 seats in the state. It is learned that Prashant Kishore is currently working as the Chief Adviser to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
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