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Navjot Singh Sidhu meets Priyanka Gandhi in Delhi, day after Rahul's snub

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 30 June 2021, 12:19 IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu--Priyanka Gandhi

Punjab leader Navjot Singh Sidhu met Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in the national capital on Wednesday, a day following Rahul Gandhi dismissed the fuss around a no meeting the Punjab MLA.

“There is no meeting. I don’t know what fuss you are making…," Rahul Gandhi told reporters on Tuesday.


Rahul Gandhi was questioned if he was meeting Navjot Singh Sidhu, as claimed by the former Punjab minister’s office.

Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi are working towards bringing all Congress leaders, including Sidhu, on a common stage and put forward a unified Congress ahead of polls.

Rahul Gandhi has been meeting Punjab leaders from over the last few days in the midst of the ongoing political crisis in Punjab Congress and before an impending overhaul of the party and the state cabinet.

The grand old party leadership is all set for a revamp of the state unit in Punjab ahead of next year’s assembly polls.

So far, Rahul Gandhi has met many of the ministers, MLAs and MPs including Brahm Mohindra, Vijay Inder Singla, Balbir Singh Sidhu and Rajya Sabha member Shamsher Singh Dullo and Lakhvir Singh Lakha.

Rahul Gandhi has already met state Congress chief Sunil Jakhar and Rajya Sabha member and former Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa.

Navjot Singh Sidhu resigned from the Punjab Cabinet after he was stripped of the local bodies portfolio in 2019, he has been at loggerheads with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.

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First published: 30 June 2021, 12:19 IST