Navjot Singh Sidhu Punjab Latest News: The duel between Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Congress’ newly appointed state unit chief Navjot Singh Sidhu seems removed from over with the cricketer-turned-politician showcasing his maintain over celebration MLAs. In what’s being seen as a show of strength, at least 60 of the 80 Congress MLAs gathered at Sidhu’s home in Amritsar.
Apart from the MLAs, three state cupboard ministers,a number of celebration district chiefs and different distinguished Congress leaders had been seen at Sidhu’s home.
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The leaders, together with Sidhu are scheduled to go to the Golden Temple and different distinguished temples within the metropolis. A luxurious Volvo bus was seen parked exterior Sidhu’s residence most likely to ferry the leaders.
Navjot Singh Sidhu will formally take cost as Punjab Congress president at the celebration’s workplace in Chandigarh on July 23.
Meanwhile, sources near Sidhu mentioned that he’s unlikely to supply any apology as demanded by CM Amarinder Singh, who’s but to fulfill or congratulate the previous Amritsar MP for his elevation as Punjab Congress president.
“CM received’t meet Navjot Singh Sidhu until he publicly apologises for his personally derogatory social media assaults towards him,” Amarinder Singh’s media advisor Raveen Thukral had mentioned.
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Earlier, senior Congress chief and cupboard minister Brahm Mahindra had dominated out any private assembly with Sidhu until he resolves his points with Chief Minister Singh.
Sidhu, who had been at loggerheads with the CM over varied points, was appointed the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee chief regardless of sturdy opposition from Amarinder Singh.
Singh was learnt to have instructed AICC common secretary Harish Rawat final week that he is not going to meet Sidhu till he publicly tenders an apology for his “derogatory” tweets towards him.