- Amarinder Singh met Sonia in Delhi
- Meeting for the first time after Sidhu became Congress President
- Harish Rawat dismisses Amarinder’s displeasure
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday met Congress Working President Sonia Gandhi amid the ongoing tussle in the Punjab unit of the Congress. Captain Amarinder Singh met Sonia for the first time after Navjot Singh Sidhu became the Punjab Pradesh Congress President. A day earlier, Sidhu had asked many questions to Captain Sarkar on the issue of drugs.
According to sources, the meeting took place at 10 Janpath, the residence of Sonia Gandhi. The names of possible ministers and the current political situation in the state are understood to have been discussed in the wake of the cabinet reshuffle in Punjab.
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh’s media advisor Raveen Thukral said that he met Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Delhi this evening to discuss several issues related to the state. Their meeting lasted for about an hour.
‘State government and organization have to go together’
When Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat was asked about this meeting, he said that I believe that the Congress Chief has advised that the state government and the organization have to go together and both (Captain Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu) should have their own. They have to work within their limits, but they have to cooperate with each other.
Harish Rawat dismisses Amarinder’s displeasure
When Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat was asked whether the matter between Captain Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu has been resolved but the Captain is still angry with him? Rawat replied that he (Amarinder Singh) has not said that he is angry with Sidhu. This is not the captain’s statement.
Meeting for the first time after Sidhu became Congress President
In fact, Amarinder Singh has met Sonia for the first time after the change in the organization of Punjab Pradesh Congress at the top level. Former minister Navjot Singh Sidhu was recently appointed as the President of the Pradesh Congress Committee after several weeks of confrontation in the state unit of the Congress.