Drawing curtains to the continuing feud between Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu, the Congress on Sunday appointed Sidhu because the president of the Punjab Congress. The appointment will come into impact instantly, the press launch, signed by Congress chief KC Venugopal mentioned. Sangat Singh Gizian, Sukhwinder Singh Danny, Pawan Goel and Kuljit Singh Nagra have been appointed as working presidents of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee. The rift between Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh and Sidhu has been happening for lengthy with Sidhu brazenly rebelling in opposition to Captain. The Congress High Command was attempting to achieve out to each the factions of the Congress leaders to cease the fort from crumbling forward of elections in 2020.

Punjab formula will be accepted by all, says CM

Ahead of the revamp within the state unit, 10 MLAs issued a joint assertion in assist of Captain and mentioned Sidhu was a celeb and undoubtedly an asset to the get together, however criticism of his personal get together in public has created the rift.

That Sidhu will probably be elevated because the chief of the get together’s state unit and Amarinder Singh will stay the CM face for the upcoming election was a components that many insiders had been conscious of. On Saturday, Sidhu met Sunil Jakhar who was in command of the get together’s state unit to this point.

Amarinder Singh had met Sonia Gandhi final week, whereas Congress normal secretary in command of Punjab Harish Rawat met Sonia Gandhi on Friday. After the assembly during which Sidhu was additionally current, Rawat reiterated that there is no such thing as a query of changing Captain because the CM face within the poll-bound state as his governance was effectively obtained by the individuals of Punjab who aren’t very experimental with their political management.

Meetings, statements add fuel to Punjab Congress row amid Captain-Sidhu tussle

Amarinder Singh was not in favour of Sidhu’s elevation as he wrote to Sonia Gandhi that elevating a Jat Sikh to the submit would upset senior leaders representing the Hindu neighborhood.

However, he maintained his official stance that he’ll welcome any choice that the High Command takes. Reports mentioned Captain made it clear to Harish Rawat that he wouldn’t meet Sidhu until he publicly apologises for the tweets in opposition to the chief minister.


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