AAP conclave: Raghav Chadha to steer election marketing campaign in Gujarat
Ruchika M Khanna
Chandigarh, September 18
The Aam Aadmi Get together’s first-ever “Rashtriya Jan Pratinidhi Sammelan” in New Delhi at present had two essential takeaways for the social gathering’s authorities in Punjab.
One, Rajya Sabha member and co in-charge of Punjab affairs Raghav Chadha will now channel his energies in Gujarat as he has been made the co in-charge of the politically delicate and poll-bound state.
The brand new project is predicted to maintain him busy within the Prime Minister’s native state, the place AAP is rising as a challenger to the BJP, for the subsequent couple of months, thus robbing the Opposition an opportunity of accusing the ruling social gathering of working the affairs of the federal government by way of him and different Delhi-based AAP leaders.
There have been speculations of a turf battle between Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and Chadha previously. The CM, nevertheless, has denied such speculations. Chadha was appointed the chairman of the state’s advisory committee in July.
Two, the rising clout of Finance Minister Harpal Cheema in AAP. Through the operate, he was seated on the dais with social gathering convener Arvind Kejriwal and different senior leaders.
CM Mann was anticipated to attend the operate, however he apparently “missed” his flight from Germany final evening due to an “emergent well being situation”. Some stated he had reportedly boarded the flight, however needed to deplane later.
Given this situation, senior-most Cupboard minister Cheema was seen rubbing shoulders with high leaders in New Delhi.
He was assigned the essential activity of exposing “Operation Lotus” final week.
The exposé towards the BJP was introduced out within the open when the Chief Minister was on an official tour to Germany to hunt funding for Punjab. Mann addressed the conclave nearly.
The AAP management is reportedly pleased with him for having offered the Funds inside three months of the social gathering coming to energy. Cheema gaining prominence on the AAP conclave created a buzz within the corridors of energy, whereas the bodily absence of Mann was additionally a matter of debate.
RS member on the helm
The brand new project is predicted to maintain Raghav Chadha busy within the PM’s native state, the place AAP is rising as a challenger to the BJP, for a few months. Which means the Opposition shall be robbed of an opportunity of accusing the ruling social gathering of working the affairs by way of him and different Delhi-based AAP leaders.
Kejriwal meets MLAs
It has been learnt that Arvind Kejriwal held a gathering with Punjab MLAs after the social gathering’s conclave in Delhi. The state of affairs arising out of the“Operation Lotus” and leaked audio tapes of minister Fauja Singh Sarari had been reportedly mentioned. MLAs Gurinder Singh Garry Birring, Amarpal Singh and Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh had been conspicuous by their absence.