Punjab Congress Crisis: Amid reports that Navjot Singh Sidhu has been appointed as the Punjab Congress President, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said that he would not meet Sidhu till he tenders a public apology, sources said on Saturday.
As per the sources, Captain Amarinder Singh told Harish Rawat, the AICC general secretary in-charge of Punjab, that he would not meet Sidhu till he tenders a public apology for his derogatory remarks against him.
Harish Rawat on Saturday met Punjab CM at his residence where Captain agreed to accept the decision of the Congress High Command. However, he had shared his concerns with Rawat.
After the meeting, Congress leader Harish Rawat had said that Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh has reiterated that whatever decision will be taken by the Congress president, it will be honoured by him.
Soon after this, the sources close to 10 Janpath (Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi's residence) had revealed that the Punjab Congress crisis was to be resolved soon.
The sources had said that the Navjot Singh Sidhu would head the state unit of the party while 4 working presidents would be appointed with him.
Meanwhile, Sidhu was seen meeting Congress leaders including Sunil Jakhar, whom he will replace to become Punjab Congress President.