Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee Head Sunil Jakhar to Meet MPs Amid Crisis


Participants must pass a resolution stating that whatever decision made by the party’s high command regarding Punjab would be acceptable to all of the state’s unity

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Posted on 07.18.21, 15:58 PM

The head of the Punjab Pradesh congressional committee, Sunil Jakhar, will hold a meeting of party lawmakers and district unit chairmen here on Monday, ahead of the likely overhaul of state unity.

In a statement here on Sunday, Jakhar said at the meeting, all MPs and district presidents would pass a resolution declaring that whatever decision by the party’s high command regarding the Punjab would be acceptable to all of the world. unity of the state.

This resolution will then be sent to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, he added.

The congressman said he will also be appealed to ensure that any decision the high command wishes to take regarding the Punjab be taken quickly so that the party can resolve important issues relating to the people of the state.

He said the meeting will be held at the Punjab Congress Bhawan here at 3 p.m. Monday.

Jakhar’s statement comes amid suspense over the much-anticipated announcement by the party’s high command to resolve the growing internal feud within the Punjab Congress.

According to some reports, Navjot Singh Sidhu would probably be appointed head of the state Congress. There is also talk of appointing working presidents to balance the caste equations.

Sidhu had met Jakhar at his residence on Saturday and called the outgoing head of the PPCC an older brother and a leading force. He also held meetings with several other lawmakers and party ministers.

On Sunday, the cricketer-turned-politician met with Ghanaian lawmaker Madan Lal Jalalpur at his residence in Patiala. Cabinet Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, MPs Barindermeet Singh Pahra and Darshan Brar were also present at the Jalalpur residence.

Sidhu also met with MP Nirmal Singh from Shutrana constituency.

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