Navjot Sidhu desires Punjab Congress chief'' s chair, but Amarinder Singh isn'' t prepared

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Image Source: FILE PHOTO/PTI Navjot Singh Sidhu reportedly wants the Punjab Congress chief post. Congress’Punjab headache seems far from over as Navjot Singh Sidhu has now supposedly put forth need for the post of state celebration chief. According to sources within the party, Sidhu is eager to for Pradesh Congress Committee(PCC )chief post. However, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh is not all set for it. Amarinder Singh is all set to accomodate Sidhu as deputy CM, but

the Amritsar East MLA is not concurring to the offer, sources included. Sidhu, who is eyeing the PCC chief post is not prepared to sign up with Singh’s cabinet once again, after he stopped it in 2019, following differences with the chief minister after his portfolio was changed. ALSO READ: Have Gandhis been vaccinated? Congress needs to clarify: BJP strikes

back after Rahul Gandhi’s attack on PM Modi Meanwhile, the Punjab CM appeared before the Congress commitee on Tuesday

and raised strong objections over Sidhu’s current remarks. Amarinder Singh informed the AICC panel that the cricketer-turned-politician’s current declarations is affecting the party negatively. Sources said that both the committee and Rahul Gandhi are not delighted with Sidhu’s ‘two households capitalizing in Punjab’declaration. Singh and Sidhu have actually been at loggerheads for quite some time and have actually gone public against each other.

The party management desires an unified Congress ahead of assembly elections. A restructuring of the party and a possible cabinet reshuffle are also on the cards. ALSO READ: ‘PM should speak to Pakistan too’: Mehbooba Mufti ahead of all-party satisfy on Kashmir

PCC head Sunil Jakhar could also be changed if the leadership feels the state unit needs to be revamped. A

different function for him will also have to be carved out. The AICC panel headed by Mallikarjun Kharge, and with AICC basic secretary in-charge Harish Rawat and previous MP J P Aggarwal as its members, has actually already submitted its report to the Congress president, suggesting the election must be held under the charge of CM Singh, and Sidhu may be suitably accommodated.(With inputs from PTI ) Published at Tue

, 22 Jun 2021 09:44:31 +0000