Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu will take cost because the get together’s Punjab unit president on July 23 and has despatched an invitation to chief minister Amarinder Singh for the occasion. The cricketer-turned-politician is alleged to have invited All India Congress Committee member and in-charge of the get together’s affair in Punjab, Harish Rawat, to the programme.
According to information company ANI, the invitation despatched to Singh, a retired Army Captain has been signed by about 60 Congress legislators. The ruling camp has about 80 MLAs within the state.
Earlier within the day, about 60 of the lawmakers, together with various ministers, turned up at Sidhu’s Amritsar residence in an obvious present of power amid the continued energy tussle between the brand new Congress president and the chief minister. Singh
On Tuesday, the CM’s advisor Raveen Thukral mentioned Singh will not meet Sidhu till the latter publicly apologised for the private derogatory social media assaults towards him. The duo have been at loggerheads ever because the Amritsar (East) MLA attacked the CM over the Guru Granth Sahib desecration circumstances.
Singh had additionally reportedly written to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, expressing his reservations over the appointment of Sidhu because the state unit chief, stating the transfer might have an “adverse” influence on the get together’s prospects within the meeting elections that are prone to happen early subsequent 12 months.
The central Congress management had fashioned a three-member group, comprising Rawat and senior get together leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and JP Aggarwal to resolve the months-long disaster in one of many remaining few states the place the grand outdated get together is in energy. However, there appears to be no finish to the feud at current.
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