As stress continues to simmer between Navjot Singh Sidhu and Leader Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, the Punjab Congress Leader is slated to satisfy AICC common Secretary Okay C Venugopal and state birthday celebration in fee Harish Rawat on Thursday.
Rawat took to social media to tell in regards to the assembly mentioning discussions on organisational issues associated with the state unit. “Sh. Navjot Singh Sidhu, President Punjab Congress will likely be assembly me and Sh. Venugopal ji for dialogue on positive organisational issues relating Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee at Venugopal ji’s workplace on 14th October at 6 PM,’’ tweeted Rawat. Curiously, Rawat’s announcement comes only a day after minister Razia Sultan, a staunch Sidhu loyalist who had tendered her resignation in toughen, made up our minds to wait the cupboard assembly on Monday.
The assembly additionally comes at a time when suspense persists over the standing of the resignation passed over through Sidhu to birthday celebration president Sonia Gandhi a few fortnight in the past. The resignation has neither been accredited through the birthday celebration, nor has it been retracted through Sidhu. The variations between the 2 began when Sidhu used to be reportedly unsatisfied with the appointments of the Lawyer Common and Director Common of Police. Sidhu had additionally expressed his displeasure in regards to the induction of Rana Gurjit Singh within the cupboard, who Sidhu claimed had a `tainted’ previous.
Now not handiest have been Sidhu’s call for overridden, and Channi allowed to have his say within the cupboard and the opposite appointments, the AICC attempted backdoor manoeuvring to pacify Sidhu who used to be appointed as PPCC Leader in July finish. “Sidhu has been given through the birthday celebration no matter he demanded, he must now paintings towards the advantage of the birthday celebration and ensue Congress’ victory within the imminent Punjab elections,’’ mentioned a senior birthday celebration chief and a former minister within the Amarinder cupboard. He mentioned he must forestall concentrated on his personal govt and paintings towards broadening the birthday celebration base within the state.
Sidhu has off past due even made his variations with the CM rather obtrusive, he skipped the wedding rite of the CM’s son and remained absent all through Congress birthday celebration’s `Maun Vrat’ in Amritsar, despite the fact that the explanations cited have been his surprising consult with to Vaishno Devi shrine and adopted through the unhealthy climate which averted him from attaining Amritsar for the birthday celebration’s protest rally. Even on the protest march led through Punjab Congress towards Lakhimpur Kheri, it used to be Sidhu who sought after to have the final word.