Overhaul of Punjab Congress, Essential Occasion Submit for Sidhu: AICC Panel Submits Report
The three-member AICC panel, constituted to finish factionalism in Punjab Congress, is in opposition to saying a chief ministerial face now.
The panel, which submitted its report back to the highest management on Thursday, additionally prompt that Navjot Singh Sidhu can’t be ignored and beneficial an vital get together put up for him.
Sources, nonetheless, informed Newpaper24-News18 that Sidhu received’t accept something lower than the put up of the state president or deputy CM — one thing that Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has put his foot down on.
The committee met each Sidhu and Singh, apart from get together MLAs and leaders, earlier than submitting the report. It felt, after discussing with MLAs, that it could be dangerous to announce a chief ministerial face now. Punjab is headed to polls early subsequent 12 months.
Within the final meeting polls in 2017 additionally, the Congress was reluctant to announce a CM candidate, however it was compelled to go forward with Amarinder’s identify because the Captain had made it clear he couldn’t make sure the get together’s win if he was not declared because the CM face. This propelled get together chief Rahul Gandhi to call Amarinder because the CM candidate.
The panel has additionally beneficial an entire overhaul within the state Congress and prompt a coordination committee to make sure that the get together will get its act collectively earlier than the meeting polls.
The Congress excessive command is predicted to advise Amarinder to take everybody alongside within the get together, which will not be a simple process given his ‘Ekla Chalo’ fashion of functioning.
The Congress is, nonetheless, assured that it will possibly win Punjab once more because it feels the opposition BJP and SAD are truncated and AAP has no huge face to struggle the elections.