Inside strife involves the fore in Cong
Chandigarh, January 27
Variations in Punjab Congress got here to the fore on Thursday, when a gaggle of celebration leaders, together with their supporters, landed within the metropolis to sentence the CM Bhagwant Mann-led AAP authorities for not releasing the previous PPCC chief Navjot Singh from the Patiala Central Jail, the place he’s present process one- yr imprisonment in a street rage case.
Barring former PCC chief Shamsher Singh Dullo, former MP Mohinder Kaypee and former MLAs Ashwani Sekhri, Navtej Cheema, Sukhwinder Danny, Sunil Dutti and Rajinder Singh, no different chief was current within the metropolis.
In a veiled reference to the state celebration management, Dullo mentioned, “It was an event to indicate help for Sidhu, who hails from conventional Congress household. Social gathering activists ought to take away their misgivings as it’s the Congress excessive command that provides leaders celebration positions and removes them. Now, folks get celebration posts however don’t have expertise. They need to present persistence.”
“There isn’t any infighting within the Congress. It’s simply ego. The Congress ought to eliminate leaders related with the mafia and produce clear folks within the entrance,” he added.
A senior celebration chief, who didn’t want to be quoted, mentioned there was no bar on anybody to go to Patiala, within the occasion of Sidhu’s launch from the jail.
“Sidhu shall be launched earlier than April. It’s to be seen as to how the state celebration management reacts when he’s out of jail. Social gathering leaders are hopeful that Sidhu’s entry into Punjab politics on celebration platform will pose a recent problem to the Bhagwant Mann-led state authorities and the BJP. Social gathering leaders are anxiously ready his line of motion after popping out of the jail. His conduct throughout the celebration will even be beneath watch,” mentioned a senior chief.