As the Congress excessive command continues with its efforts to stress between Congress MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, ballot strategist Prashant Kishor met Rahul Gandhi at his residence in Delhi on Tuesday. Sources advised CNN-News18 {that a} potential resolution on the disaster was anticipated within the subsequent 24 to 48 hours.

Sidhu and Amarinder have been at loggerheads with one another for some time. Ahead of the state meeting elections final 12 months, the central social gathering management had additionally constituted a panel to resolve the disaster. On Tuesday, Sidhu’s tweets left many within the social gathering baffled with some them decoding it as ‘cozying up’ to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).


Both Singh and Sidhu met on March 18 over a tea for almost 50 minutes in Mohali after which speculations have been rife that the latter can be reinducted into the state cupboard. “It was an excellent assembly. We have a cordial relation and I’m ready for him to answer. I’m positive he’ll resolve on what’s in favour of the social gathering and the state,” Amarinder Singh has stated on being requested concerning the assembly. He added that he had recognized Sidhu for many years now and he’ll do what is sweet for the social gathering and the state.

However, later in May, Sidhu as soon as once more attacked Singh over the 2015 Kotkapura firing, saying the Punjab and Haryana High court docket’s order to kind a brand new SIT to probe the incident was accepted by the state authorities to “deflect” folks’s consideration. “Nefarious intentions are evident, No High Court stopped you in 4-1/2 yrs ! When DGP/CPS appointments are put aside, orders are challenged in Higher Courts in matter of hours. Now, first you assault the High Court, than from backdoor settle for similar orders to deflect People’s consideration,” Sidhu had alleged in a tweet.

Sidhu has been concentrating on the Chief Minister over the alleged delay in delivering justice within the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib and put up sacrilege police firing incident.


Both the leaders met on November 25 over a lunch, triggering hypothesis that Sidhu could also be re-inducted into the state cupboard. A media adviser to the Chief Minister had then stated that each leaders spent an hour collectively at Singh’s residence in Punjab and shared ideas on varied points.

At that point, it was thought that the tensions between each leaders appeared to have eased when the Chief Minister praised the Amritsar MLA for the best way he spoke within the meeting after the Congress authorities had moved a decision and introduced payments towards the farm legal guidelines final month.


Sidhu’s portfolio was modified from the Local Bodies’ to the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy on this 12 months. However, he didn’t assume cost of his new division. Singh had cited “inept” dealing with of native our bodies division by Sidhu, which led to the Congress’s poor efficiency in city areas, as the explanation behind taking away the position. Even the state unit additionally didn’t give an election ticket to Sidhu’s spouse Navjot Kaur.

The rift grew to become much more evident when reacting to Sidhu’s mannerisms, Singh had stated, “Perhaps he is ambitious and wants to be chief minister.”

In the identical 12 months, Sidhu resigned from the Punjab Cabinet however what had raised eyebrows on the time was Sidhu’s transfer to ship his resignation letter to Rahul Gandhi.


According to experiences, Singh was not within the favour of Sidhu when he joined the Congress in 2017 simply forward of the Punjab meeting election. It grew to become slightly evident when Sidhu in November 2018 publicly had stated, “My captain is Rahul Gandhi, who can be his (Amarinder’s) captain. Wherever I went, it was together with his approval.”



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