Yesterday, Mr Rawat had met occasion chief Sonia Gandhi and briefed her concerning the present points in Punjab Congress particularly newly appointed Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Sindhu’s remarks and of his advisers.
Mr Rawat is predicted to cowl the identical in his assembly with Rahul Gandhi. Harish Rawat, sources say, has requested the occasion to alleviate him of the Punjab position, citing the Uttarakhand election subsequent 12 months.
Just lately some insurgent MLAs from Punjab Congress had additionally met Mr Rawat in Dehradun.
Taking part in down Navjot Sidhu’s remarks that it will likely be “disastrous” for the occasion if he isn’t given freedom in decision-making, as one in every of his advisers give up after occasion ultimatum over his controversial remarks, Mr Rawat stated: “There may be nothing like that, all of them are well mannered. They know what to do. Everybody has a mode of talking, it will likely be improper to name it a riot.”
Manish Tewari, Congress MP from Punjab, tweeted Navjot Sidhu’s clip the place he seems to be warning the occasion.
“Even when we sigh, we turn into notorious, even when they kill, there isn’t any dialogue,” Mr Tewari captioned the Navjot Sidhu video.
हम आह भी भरते हैं तो हो जाते हैं बदनाम, वो क़त्ल भी करते हैं तो चर्चा नहीं होती
— Manish Tewari (@ManishTewari) August 28, 2021
“I’ve all the time labored in the direction of altering lives; even at the moment I am working in the direction of creating a Punjab mannequin. I’ve advised the excessive command that if I’m able to dwell as much as the expectations and hope of individuals surrounding the mannequin, I guarantee you that I will not let the Congress down and it’ll prosper for the following 20 years. However when you will not let me take choices, eint naal eint bi kharkaonga (it will likely be disastrous for the occasion). There is no level in changing into a showpiece,” stated Navjot Sidhu yesterday.
The row over Mr Sidhu’s advisers has erupted simply weeks after the Congress brokered a fragile truce between him and Amarinder Singh, to attempt to finish a feud that has endangered the occasion’s prospects within the Punjab election subsequent 12 months.