Written by Shivani Kumar | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu volition sojourn Delhi connected Thursday to conscionable party's wide caput KC Venugopal. He is besides scheduled to conscionable Punjab affairs in-charge Harish Rawat successful Delhi.
The gathering betwixt Sidhu and the elder enactment of Congress is archetypal since September 28, erstwhile helium posted his resignation connected societal media, saying helium can’t compromise connected Punjab’s aboriginal and its payment agenda. The abrupt resignation triggered a caller turmoil for Congress which was already struggling to power the infighting successful the authorities unit, months earlier it is acceptable to clasp legislative assembly elections.
According to Rawat's earlier tweet, Sidhu is arriving successful the nationalist superior to sermon the "organisational matters" of the authorities Congress with the enactment leaders. "Navjot Singh Sidhu, President Punjab Congress volition beryllium gathering maine and KC Venugopal for treatment connected definite organisational matters pertaining to the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee astatine Venugopal's bureau (in Delhi) connected October 14," helium tweeted connected October 12.
The gathering besides comes 2 days earlier the Congress Working Committee (CWC) gathering successful which the forthcoming assembly elections successful 5 states, including Punjab, are connected the agenda.
The Congress has been successful turmoil successful Punjab for the past respective months and the replacement of main curate Capt Amarinder Singh, who had faced a revolt by Sidhu and respective different ministers and MLAs, has failed to enactment an extremity to infighting.
The cricketer-turned-politician had expressed his unhapiness implicit immoderate appointments successful caller main curate Charanjit Singh Channi's cabinet. Following Sidhu's resignation, some leaders held a gathering and agreed to a “consultation mechanism” to let Sidhu to person a accidental successful important decisions.