Press Reporter News Service
New Delhi/chandigarh, July 13
Forward of the a lot anticipated reshuffle within the Punjab Cupboard and the Congress state unit, AICC common secretary and state affairs in-charge Harish Rawat and ballot strategist Prashant Kishor individually met occasion chief Rahul Gandhi at his residence.
AICC common secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was additionally current on the assembly and so was occasion common secretary in-charge of organisation KC Venugopal.
After the assembly, Rawat mentioned, “There will probably be good news for the Punjab Congress in 3-Four days.” Requested for whom would the news be good amid an ongoing tussle between Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu, Rawat mentioned, “For everybody.”
Rawat, nevertheless, mentioned Kishor’s assembly with Rahul was not meant to barter something on Punjab. Kishor’s presence however led to a hypothesis that Rahul may need sought his suggestions on the state earlier than lastly saying a truce system for the Punjab unit.
Kishor had met Amarinder Singh after the latter’s engagement with occasion chief Sonia Gandhi within the capital just lately. The CM had then mentioned that any determination taken by Sonia can be acceptable.
The reshuffle train has, nevertheless, taken longer than anticipated as a result of lack of consensus on the formulation to accommodate Sidhu.
Rawat has, in the meantime, formally acknowledged that the state unit chief would get replaced. Speaking to The Press Reporter, he mentioned first the brand new state president can be introduced after which there can be a Cupboard reshuffle. The incumbent chief is Sunil Jakhar and the CM has pitched for a Hindu, Dalit or OBC face in that position.
Sources mentioned the CM, who has been given a free hand as regards the Cupboard rejig, at this time put public engagements on maintain. He was anticipated to introduce at the least three new faces into the Cupboard—one every from Majha, Malwa and Doaba areas. One of many sitting ministers from Majha might be proven the door, and the Speaker may be changed, mentioned a senior occasion chief. It stays to be seen what position Sidhu will get.