New Rift in Punjab Congress over Channi Cabinet

Chandigarh, 25/9: The crisis of Congress in Punjab does not seem to be over yet. The Congress high command has crowned Charanjit Singh Channi as the Chief Minister, but now many think tanks of Congress including Rahul Gandhi are scrambling to decide the new CM’s cabinet. On Friday also, a meeting was held at Rahul Gandhi’s residence from 2 pm to 4 am to finalize the cabinet and the list of the cabinet which was prepared by the high command on Thursday was considered.

The Indian Express, quoting sources, said in a report that there are differences between CM Charanjit Singh Channi and PPCC chief Navjot Sidhu over the selection of the new state cabinet. Due to which the expansion of the cabinet is getting delayed. This is the CM’s third visit to Delhi in the last few days. He was called again to Delhi on Friday morning itself. The important thing in this is that the party high command did not call Sidhu for two out of three meetings.

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