“Like Rahul Gandhi had said we do not usually declare the situation in state but the situation here is different. Workers had demanded the chief ministerial face. So Rahul Gandhi said that announcement will be made soon after consulting the workers,” Pilot stated.
After Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and get together chief Navjot Singh Sidhu urged Congress chief Rahul Gandhi to announce the Chief Ministerial face for the Punjab Assembly elections on Thursday, the Wayanad MP stated that call will be taken by the get together staff.
Addressing a digital rally in Jalandhar, Rahul Gandhi had stated, “We have had a talk in the car that who will lead Punjab going forward. Media people call this the CM candidate. Both Channiji and Sidhuji told me that this is the most crucial question in front of Punjab that who will lead the Congress.”
He additional stated that each Channi and Sidhu assured him that whoever be the chief ministerial face for Punjab, the opposite individual will assist him.
“See, two people cannot lead. Only one will lead. Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and State Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu assured me that whoever becomes the chief ministerial face, the other person will support him. I was listening to them. I was happy. We will ask Congress workers to decide Punjab chief ministerial candidate,” Rahul Gandhi had stated.
There have been speculations of obvious pressure between CM Charanjit Singh Channi and Congress state president Navjot Singh Sidhu.
Punjab will go to the assembly polls on February 20. The counting of votes will happen on March 10.