Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday wrote a letter expressing his ‘displeasure’ to Sonia Gandhi, amid speculations of Navjot Singh Sidhu being named the Congress’ state chief as social gathering in-fighting continues.
Supporters arrived at Navjot Singh Sidhu‘s residence on Friday, and fed one another sweets whereas awaiting an official announcement on the matter.
The letter mentions how the social gathering can be harmed within the state if Sidhu is made president. Current Congress chief Harish Rawat may also go to Chandigarh on Saturday to fulfill Singh.
According to the CM, Sidhu’s working model would damage the Congress. “Old social gathering members might be indignant, and the Congress might be break up as a result of this,” he stated within the letter.
Sidhu on Friday had met social gathering chief Sonia Gandhi at her residence. Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Rawat have been additionally current in the course of the assembly.
The assembly got here forward of the social gathering’s Punjab unit revamp. After the assembly, Rawat stated Sonia Gandhi is but to take a closing resolution on the problem and he’ll share it quickly after it’s accomplished. Asked whether or not a choice to nominate Sidhu as Punjab Congress chief has been made, Rawat stated, “Who says this?”
“I had come right here to submit my report on Punjab to the Congress chief and as quickly as a choice is taken by the Congress President, I’ll come and share it with you,” Rawat said. “Please read my statement very carefully and try and understand the words and their meaning,” he additionally stated.
Sidhu, nevertheless, had left Sonia Gandhi’s 10, Janpath residence with out speaking to the media.
Rawat had maintained that the central management was understanding a peace system the place each Singh and Sidhu might work collectively to assist the social gathering win within the Punjab Assembly polls subsequent 12 months.
Meanwhile, the Punjab chief minister’s media adviser on Thursday night had stated Amarinder Singh will take the Congress to victory within the Assembly polls subsequent 12 months, trashing reviews that he has resigned. He had additionally urged the media to cease speculating and spreading misinformation, saying the CM has neither give up nor offered to take action.
The remarks got here amid media reviews that Amritsar MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu was prone to be introduced the Punjab Congress chief by the social gathering excessive command. Sidhu has been at loggerheads with the CM as he attacked him over the alleged delay in justice within the 2015 desecration circumstances.
The Congress management has been understanding a system for Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and Sidhu to work collectively. The social gathering had arrange a three-member panel, headed by Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, to resolve the infighting within the Punjab Congress. The social gathering excessive command has been attempting to resolve the inner rift within the Punjab unit, with simply months to go earlier than the following Assembly polls.