The Congress management is attempting to revamp the celebration’s Punjab unit and current a united face forward of Meeting elections within the state early subsequent yr
New Delhi: Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu met celebration basic secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday morning, and is realized to have mentioned his function within the revamp within the celebration’s state unit forward of meeting polls.
Sidhu had mentioned on Tuesday that he was slated to satisfy Rahul Gandhi however the latter denied that there was any scheduled assembly with him.
The previous Punjab minister is at loggerheads with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and has gone public in opposition to him. Sidhu mentioned he had a protracted assembly with Vadra.
— Navjot Singh Sidhu (@sherryontopp) June 30, 2021
The Congress management is attempting to revamp the celebration’s Punjab unit and current a united face forward of meeting elections within the state early subsequent yr.
Sources mentioned the celebration management is attempting to work out a place for Sidhu within the revamped celebration or state authorities, however he’s adamant about not working with CM Singh.
Rahul Gandhi has been assembly celebration leaders from Punjab for his or her views on the political state of affairs and steps wanted to strengthen the celebration forward of the 2022 meeting polls.
Sidhu, who had resigned from the Punjab Cupboard after he was divested of the native our bodies portfolio in 2019, has been at loggerheads with chief minister Amarinder Singh.
He has attacked the chief minister over the alleged delay in justice within the 2015 incidents of sacrilege and subsequent police firing.
The chief minister had slammed Sidhu for constantly attacking him over the sacrilege subject and termed the previous’s outbursts “complete indiscipline”.
Earlier this month, Sidhu had appeared earlier than a three-member panel arrange by Congress to resolve the infighting inside the celebration’s state unit.
On June 22, Singh appeared earlier than the panel, headed by the Chief of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, in Delhi. Nonetheless, he returned to Chandigarh with out an viewers with celebration president Sonia Gandhi or Rahul Gandhi.
AICC basic secretary answerable for Punjab affairs Harish Rawat and former MP JP Aggarwal are members of the panel.