Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Thursday met his predecessor Captain Amarinder Singh on the latter’s Siswan farmhouse in Mohali. The assembly comes at a time when the Congress central management met Navjot Singh Sidhu in Delhi to persuade him to rethink his determination of resigning from the Punjab Congress president submit. Nevertheless, after the assembly, AICC common secretary Harish Rawat mentioned Sidhu will proceed as Punjab Congress chief.
This unscheduled assembly between Channi and Amarinder Singh has fueled rumors over a brand new political motion within the Punjab Congress. It was Channi’s first assembly with Amarinder Singh since he turned the Chief Minister of Punjab. Channi visited Amarinder Singh’s farmhouse along with his household to hunt blessings for his newly married son and daughter-in-law.
The go to additionally comes on a day when Punjab cupboard minister Pargat Singh took a swipe at Amarinder Singh and claimed that he was hand in glove with the BJP for agreeing with the transfer of the Centre on growing the vigilance space of Punjab by the BSF.
Political observers have interpreted the go to as yet one more of Channi’s strategic strikes to “endear” himself to all factions and consolidate his place on the high. “By guaranteeing that he visits along with his household, Channi wished to ship out the message that he might need been a critic of the Amarinder Singh when Channi was his cupboard minister however in terms of respecting the elders, celebration and politics was to be saved apart and provides Captain the standing of the pinnacle of the household,” commented a frontrunner.
Sources near Channi mentioned that he wished to go to Amarinder Singh earlier however the developments which arose within the Congress after his appointment as Punjab CM prevented him from doing so. “For the Chief Minister, that is the correct of optics. On one hand, Sidhu has been taking refined digs at seniors like Amarinder Singh, whereas however, Channi is displaying magnanimity by giving due respect to seniors even when they’re in opposing camps,” commented one among his aides.
After taking up because the Chief Minister, Channi had mentioned that Amarinder Singh was like the pinnacle of the household and his steering can be sought and that Amarinder Singh ought to proceed to be within the Congress and assist the functioning of the state authorities.
After Sidhu had give up over variations with Channi, the central management had referred to as him to take heed to his grievances. “Navjot Singh Sidhu, President, Punjab Congress, might be assembly me and (KC) Venugopal ji for dialogue on sure organizational issues pertaining to Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee at Venugopal ji’s workplace on October 14 at 6 pm,” AICC Normal Secretary and the celebration’s Punjab in-charge, Harish Rawat, had mentioned.
Sidhu was not proud of the primary cupboard enlargement, allocation of portfolios, and appointments on essential posts, together with the Advocate Normal and the DGP, by the Chief Minister.
The Congress desires to place its home so as forward of essential Punjab meeting polls and regardless of the elimination of Amarinder Singh there was no decision of the problems.