Assembly elections are to be held in Punjab next year. In such a situation, where Captain Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu are afraid of loss to the Congress due to estrangement, on the other hand, Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat made it clear that the assembly elections will be fought under the leadership of Captain Amarinder. Talking to news agency ANI, Harish Rawat said that Captain Amarinder Singh has been our Chief Minister for the last two and a half years and we will go to the elections under his leadership.
Rawat further said that Captain Amarinder Singh and Navjot Sidhu will work together. On the question of making Navjot Sidhu as Punjab Congress President, Navjot Sidhu said that we have also prepared a formula to make him working president.
Captain Amrinder Singh is our CM for the last four-and-a-half years and we will go to the elections with his leadership: Congress General Secretary in-charge of Punjab, Harish Rawat to ANI
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— ANI (@ANI) July 15, 2021
Earlier, while arguing that Rahul Gandhi’s meeting with Prashant Kishor should not be linked to Punjab, Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat had said that a decision on Punjab Congress would be taken in the next 3 to 4 days. Avoiding speculations about Sidhu joining the Aam Aadmi Party, Rawat said both Sidhu and the Captain have assured the Congress leadership that the high command’s decision will be accepted.
After the meeting at Rahul Gandhi’s residence, Rawat said that good news will come about Punjab in the next 3-4 days. Regarding Sidhu’s tweet, he said that things are twisted in social media. Captain Amarinder Singh said in front of everyone that Sonia Gandhi’s decision will be accepted and Sidhu has also said the same thing to the party leadership.
Banners in support of Sidhu in Ludhiana
Here, amidst speculations that senior leader Navjot Singh Sidhu will be appointed as Punjab President by the Congress party, banners have started being put up in support of Sidhu in Ludhiana. In Dugri area of Ludhiana, a banner of Sidhu and his wife has been put up on behalf of Jasraj Singh Grewal, describing Navjot Singh Sidhu as a Babbar lion. It is written in it – Babbar lion is only one, the whole Punjab ki hunkar, Sidhu this time.
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