New Delhi, Jun 21: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will Tuesday meet a three-member AICC Committee in Delhi which was shaped to finish the continued factionalism within the state unit and strengthen the occasion earlier than the meeting polls subsequent 12 months, supply stated Monday.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Monday met some leaders from Punjab, together with Amritsar MP Gurjit Singh Aujla and Fatehgarh Sahib MLA Kuljit Singh Nagra, forward of modifications within the state Congress, the sources stated.
He’s anticipated to satisfy some extra leaders on Tuesday.
Amarinder Singh is within the nationwide capital and could be assembly the AICC panel headed by Mallikarjun Kharge at 11 AM to resolve pending points within the Punjab Congress, together with the reconstitution of the state Congress, the sources stated.
Among the many points which can be pending embrace the rehabilitation of former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has as soon as once more gone vocal in opposition to the chief minister.
Singh and Sidhu have been at loggerheads for fairly a while and have gone public in opposition to one another.
The occasion management needs a united Congress forward of meeting elections. A restructuring of the occasion and a doable cupboard reshuffle are additionally on the playing cards.
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PCC head Sunil Jakhar is also changed if the management feels the state unit must be revamped. A distinct position for him may also need to be carved out.
Sidhu, who’s eyeing the PCC chief put up is just not prepared to affix Singh”s cupboard once more, after he stop it in 2019, following variations with the chief minister after his portfolio was modified.
The AICC panel headed by Mallikarjun Kharge, and with AICC basic secretary in-charge Harish Rawat and former MP J P Aggarwal as its members, has already submitted its report back to the Congress president, suggesting the election ought to be held beneath the cost of CM Singh, and Sidhu could also be suitably accommodated.
The put up of deputy chief minister for Sidhu can also be being mooted, however nothing has been lastly labored out as he’s not prepared to just accept any place beneath the chief minister, the sources stated.
Story first printed: Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 0:40 [IST]