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Charanjit Channi Or Navjot Sidhu? Sonia Gandhi Begins Talks On Punjab

Charanji Singh Channi (left) and Navjot Singh Sidhu on stage earlier this week.

New Delhi:

Who would be the Congress’s Chief Ministerial candidate for subsequent month’s Punjab elections – incumbent Charanjit Singh Channi or state unit boss Navjot Sidhu – the million-dollar query for the get together could also be answered this week with chief Sonia Gandhi main talks, sources have advised IHNS.

The Congress has been caught in an epic dilemma with the raging rivalry threatening the Congress marketing campaign to the extent that senior chief Rahul Gandhi declared this week that the get together would certainly title a contender, stressing, “Two folks cannot lead, just one can.”

“We’ll fulfil your demand for a Chief Minister candidate as quickly as doable. Usually, we don’t declare a Chief Minister face but when Congress staff need, we’ll choose a face as properly. However we’ll seek the advice of Congress staff. They’ll resolve,” Rahul Gandhi mentioned in Jalandhar on Thursday.

The get together, which guidelines Punjab, had earlier mentioned the choice can be taken solely after the February 20 election.

Mr Gandhi made the feedback with each Punjab Congress chief Navjot Sidhu and Chief Minister Charanjit Channi on stage; their swipes at one another have been getting louder and extra embarrassing for the get together by the day.

Earlier than the Congress chief spoke, the feuding leaders declared they might not hanker for the publish or defy the get together.

Navjot Sidhu “assured” Rahul Gandhi that he would settle for his determination, it doesn’t matter what, and Chief Minister Channi delivered a dramatic folded-hands attraction to not enable “outsiders like Arvind Kejriwal say the Congress has infighting”.

Mr Channi took over as Punjab Chief Minister in September after the Congress sacked Amarinder Singh, Mr Sidhu’s arch-rival.

However Mr Sidhu’s ties with the brand new Chief Minister have been removed from easy as neither is keen to go up on the highest job.

Punjab votes subsequent month with 4 different states and the outcomes might be declared on March 10.



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