Intense lobbying in Congress for Himachal CM post

Shimla, 10/12: A day after unseating the BJP from power in Himachal Pradesh, Congress on Thursday witnessed intense lobbying for the post of chief minister with the choice narrowing down to Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu and Mukesh Agnihotri even as division within the party that was kept under wraps during election season resurfaced.



Himachal Congress president and Mandi MP Pratibha Singh, who staked claim for the top post in the state invoking her late husband Virbhadra Singh’s legacy, appeared to have got edged out after the party’s central leadership showing little enthusiasm in assigning her leadership role in the state government.

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