Amarinder Singh Vs Navjot Singh Sidhu: Amidst the ongoing discord in Punjab Congress, Harish Rawat said that he has handed over his note to party President Sonia Gandhi. He expressed hope that Sonia Gandhi will take a decision on this soon. Harish Rawat said this after meeting with Sonia Gandhi.
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Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat said that the sense of security that the people of Punjab ask for, is given by the Congress itself. People praise Captain Amarinder Singh for bringing peace in the state. People don’t want to use. Whenever he supported the Akalis, chaos ensued. To a question whether Amarinder Singh is upset with certain decisions, Rawat said, “If there is a communication gap, I am here to look into it.”
Let us inform that Navjot Singh Sidhu met party President Sonia Gandhi on Friday. This meeting has happened at a time when there is talk of organizational change in the party’s Punjab unit and giving an important role to Sidhu in this. According to sources, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and party’s Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat were also present in this meeting.
When asked whether Sidhu was being made the state Congress Committee president, Harish Rawat said, “Who has said this?” He said, “I had come here to submit my report on Punjab to Soniaji. When the decision is taken, I will inform you about it.
Sources say that Harish Rawat may now meet Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to persuade him and finalize the reconciliation formula. According to sources, Amarinder Singh has opposed Sidhu being given an important role in the party organisation, although Rawat has denied such reports.
It is worth noting that for the last few months, there has been open discord in the Punjab Congress. Former minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and some other leaders have opened a front against Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. To resolve the discord in the party, the Congress high command had constituted a three-member committee under the chairmanship of Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge. This committee took the opinion of more than 100 leaders of Punjab Congress including the Chief Minister and then submitted its report to the high command. Recently, Amarinder Singh met Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Sidhu also met former party president Rahul Gandhi.
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