Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu to meet Harish Rawat, KC Venugopal on Oct 14

By Jasleen Kaur - October 12, 2021 6:10 pm

Punjab Congress crisis: The fate of Navjot Singh Sidhu, who had tendered his resignation as the Punjab Pradesh Congress chief on September 28, still remains unclear in the party.

However, Navjot Singh Sidhu is slated to meet All India Congress Committee general secretary (organisation) KC Venugopal on Thursday (October 14) to discuss “organisational matters related to Punjab”.

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An information in this regard has been given by Congress general secretary in-charge of Punjab affairs Harish Rawat. "Sh. Navjot Singh Sidhu, President Punjab Congress will be meeting me and Sh. Venugopal ji for discussion on certain organisational matters pertaining to Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee at Venugopal ji's office on 14th October at 6 PM," tweeted Harish Rawat.

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Earlier, on Monday (October 11), amid the Punjab Congress crisis, Harish Rawat stated that there was no friction between Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and state unit president Navjot Singh Sidhu and both would work together to win the 2022 Assembly elections in the state.

Sidhu took over as the Punjab Congress chief in July at the end of a long power tussle between him and former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.

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Sidhu had on September 28 posted his resignation letter as Punjab Congress President on Twitter. Harish Rawat, however, has been maintaining that the resignation had not been accepted.

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Earlier, Rawat had quipped that “What resignation? We have not seen any resignation. We have only read about it in media”.

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