After meeting the block presidents of Malwa on Monday, Channi held a meeting with leaders of Doaba and Majha on Tuesday, while Sidhu was holding a meeting with party councilors and industrialists in Ludhiana.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi (File photo- PTI)
Amid the ongoing tussle between Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Navjot Singh Sidhu in Punjab, the Punjab Chief Minister has now convened a meeting of the party’s block presidents to hear their grievances and formulate a strategy before the 2022 assembly in the area of the state Congress president. has entered. Channi had called region-wise meetings of the block presidents of Malwa, Doaba and Majha regions. After meeting the block presidents of Malwa on Monday, Channi held a meeting with leaders of Doaba and Majha on Tuesday, while Sidhu was holding a meeting with party councilors and industrialists in Ludhiana.
AICC in-charge secretary for Punjab Harish Chaudhary has been a part of the meetings held at the CM residence. Sidhu remained absent in both the meetings. Sources close to Sidhu said that he was not invited. A source close to him said, “Had he been invited, he would have left.” He said that it is only appropriate for the CM and the in-charge to hold meetings of Congress office bearers. It is learned that the block presidents had raised the issue of Sidhu’s attack on the party government. A leader said, ‘Some people said that Sidhu should be asked not to criticize the government.
STF report on drug issue also made public
Sidhu has been openly targeting the party government. Recently, he had threatened to go on a fast unto death if the STF report on the drug issue was not made public. He has also been critical of Channi’s promises, saying that where the treasury is empty, the chief minister is giving concessions. He had openly waged a war against former advocate general APS Deol and suggested the government to replace him with Sidhu in DS Patwalia. had to bring As the power tussle between Sidhu and Channi continues, the tension between them often becomes apparent.
Sidhu’s speech at a recent rally was not telecast live on the social media handle of the Punjab government. Also, at a rally, Channi spoke in front of Sidhu and left before the state Congress chief could begin his speech. On the other hand, Navjot Singh Sidhu had prepared a list of district presidents and working presidents, which has not been approved by the party high command Charanjit Singh Channi for the last 12 days. Did not take
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