Chandigarh: AICC general secretary and Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat after meeting Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said that the CM is ready to accept the of decision of party high command regarding Punjab Congress Chief post.
Rawat, after meeting Singh on Saturday, said in a tweet: “I have just returned to Delhi after meeting Amarinder Singh Ji. I am glad that a lot of the things that are being discussed have been proven pointless and Captain Sahib has reiterated his important statement, that any decision taken by the Congress president will be acceptable to all.”
The meeting was held a day after Harish Rawat met Navjot Singh Sidhu and Sonia Gandhi but did not reveal any decision about appointing a new state Congress chief.
After meeting with Harish Rawat, Capt Amarinder Singh’s spokesperson issued a statement that the Punjab CM will agree to the decision of the party’s high command but he has also raised some points which need to be fulfilled by the party.
“Had a fruitful meeting with Harish Rawat. Reiterated that any decision of INC president will be acceptable to all. Raised certain issues which he said he’ll take up with the INC president,” Raveen Thukral, Media Advisor to Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh quotes the CM.
Meanwhile, Sidhu met Sunil Jhakar on Saturday morning, who he may replace as the party unit chief in the coming days. Both Jhakar and Sidhu looked delighted to meet each other and there seemed no tension between them according to the pictures shared by ANI.