New Delhi : Former Chief Minister of Punjab and Senior Congress Leader Amarinder Singh and BJP Leader Amit Shah met today at Amit Shah’s Residence. According to sources, the meeting between these leaders lasted for 45 minutes.
After this meeting, Captain is likely to meet leaders of G23. This group includes senior congress leaders who are upset with current leadership. Earlier, G23 Leader Kapil Sibal spoke with media and said Congress should immediately call CWC meeting.
This was the first time Amarinder Singh Met Amit Shah after his resignation from Congress on September 18.
He left for Delhi on Tuesday. The meeting was scheduled on Tuesday but got canceled due to Sidhu’s resignation and other developments at Punjab.
Amarinder Singh’s meeting with Shah has sparked a fresh buzz that he may be his way out of the Congress. Singh had to step down over power tussle with Navjot Singh Sidhu.
However, the former Chief Minister said that he was disappointed at the way the top leadership of the Congress in Delhi managed the the whole affairs in Punjab. He said he felt humiliated and would decide his future course of actions in due time.
On moving out from Congress he said, “There is always an option and I will use that option when the time comes.”
On Sidhu’s resignation Amarinder said that he is no stable man. He tweeted, “I told you so…he is not a stable man and not fit for the border state of punjab.”
Channi Speaks With Sidhu
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday spoke with Navjot Singh Sidhu and offered to resolve issues through talks, a day after the former cricketer resigned as the state Congress chief. Channi said the party is supreme and the government follows its ideology.
“I have spoken to Sidhu sahab over the telephone today. The party is supreme and the government accepts the party”s ideology and follows that. (I told him that) you come, sit and talk,” Channi said.
“If you (Sidhu) feel there is anything wrong, you can point it out,” he said.
When asked what was Sidhu”s response, Channi said Sidhu told him that he would sit and talk, and would give him time for a meeting.
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