Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, February 14
Days after Congress president Sonia Gandhi met former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, Punjab affairs in cost Harish Rawat met Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to debate rehabilitation of the cricketer -turned-politician, it’s learnt.
Punjab in cost eager on Dy CM’s publish for him
- Punjab affairs in cost of Congress Harish Rawat had met CM Capt Amarinder Singh over dinner on Friday
- Rawat, who specifically flew in by chopper, is learnt to have conveyed Sonia Gandhi’s message concerning rehabilitation of Sidhu to the Chief Minister
- Rawat has been batting for Sidhu and is learnt to be eager on the Deputy CM’s publish for him
Rawat, together with AICC normal secretary (organisation) KC Venugopal, was current when Sidhu had met the social gathering president.
At the dinner assembly that befell on Friday between the Chief Minister and Rawat, the latter is learnt to have conveyed Sonia’s message concerning rehabilitation of Sidhu. Rawat specifically flew in by chopper to fulfill the Chief Minister.
The social gathering management is learnt to have supplied him a state Cabinet berth or perhaps a larger function on the Centre.
While the Chief Minister is learnt to have supplied him a spot in the state Cabinet, Sidhu was reportedly in the publish of the PPCC president. Rawat, who has been batting for Sidhu, is learnt to be eager on the Deputy CM’s publish for Sidhu.
Sources mentioned balancing out the Hindu, Dalit and Jat management in occasion of a Cabinet reshuffle or changing the PPCC president was a matter of concern for the social gathering management.
“With the Congress completing four years at the helm in March 2021 and the state assembly elections due early next year, clarity should emerge on Sidhu by March-end. Otherwise, it would be too late,” mentioned a senior social gathering chief.