Congress will get into huddle, weighs Moosewala influence

Congress will get into huddle, weighs Moosewala influence

Tribune Information Service

Rajmeet Singh

Chandigarh, June 3

With three days left for the submitting of nominations for the Sangrur byelection, the Congress has gone right into a huddle to zero in on the get together candidate.

Buzz over two leaders becoming a member of BJP

Days after former PCC chief Sunil Jakhar joined the BJP, there’s buzz within the Congress over not less than two senior get together leaders, together with a Dalit face from Majha, more likely to be part of the saffron get together. With Amit Shah arriving in Chandigarh on Saturday, there are possibilities the becoming a member of might occur in his presence or someday later in Delhi.

After the preliminary spherical of conferences, the get together management is having a evaluation of the political state of affairs after the homicide of singer and get together chief Sidhu Moosewala, amid sentiment amongst individuals in Mansa in opposition to the AAP authorities. Punjab affairs incharge Harish Chaudhary has been tenting in Chandigarh to finalise the candidate.

Sources within the get together stated a big part of leaders was concerned about nominating singer’s father Balkaur Singh because the get together candidate. “PCC chief Raja Warring, who’s near the household, is learnt to have mentioned it throughout the get together. However will not be last but,” stated sources, including get together was assessing the potential influence impact of Moosewala’s loss of life on the byelections.

The names of Dhuri ex-MLA Dalvir Singh Goldy, his spouse Simrat Kaur Khangura, ex-minister Vijay Inder Singla are already into consideration.

Sardara Singh Johl, a identified agricultural economist, in a Fb publish stated: “The homicide of Moosewala is unlucky and painful. The society misplaced a forceful and well-liked voice. It’s a cultural loss. But the loss for the dad and mom is unimaginable and can’t be compensated. I really feel it could be a bit useful comfort if Moosewala’s father is persuaded to be elected within the byelection to Parliament from the Sangrur constituency unopposed.”

CLP chief Partap Bajwa supported Johl’s suggestion, saying if singer’s father could possibly be persuaded to contest the polls, all nationwide forces should unite behind him.

With the AAP banking on ‘aam aadmi’ symbolism in fielding Gurmail Singh, a volunteer and district incharge of Sangrur, on the seat vacated by CM Bhagwant Mann, the Congress will issue this in whereas finalising the identify. Tomorrow’s go to by Union House Minister and BJP chief Amit Shah and sure announcement of their get together candidate was additionally being watched.

In the meantime, the Congress’ effort to name an all-party assembly at the moment on the legislation and order scenario fizzled out because the SAD and BJP backed out. Warring stated: “Regardless of pressing nature of Punjab’s legislation and order and giving their preliminary consent, the SAD and BJP for causes finest identified to them have sought postponement of the assembly”.

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