CWC meet on October 16: Strategy for upcoming assembly polls on agenda


New Delhi [India], October 14 (ANI): Ahead of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting to be held on October 16, Chhattisgarh Congress in-charge PL Punia told on Thursday that the meeting will mainly focus on the strategy for the upcoming assembly elections and the current political situation.

He also clarified that no separate agenda has been listed for discussion in the meeting regarding the performance of Chhattisgarh.

Talking to reporters, Punia said, “The CWC meeting to be held on October 16 is in the national context. The meeting is being organized to discuss the elections and the current political situation. But no separate agenda was included in this regard. Chhattisgarh’s performance. However, if Chhattisgarh’s performance comes up during the discussion, it can be discussed.

Punia’s remarks came while talking to reporters after the state executive meeting of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee held at Congress state headquarters Rajiv Bhawan today.

Congress Secretary Chandan Yadav, Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee President Mohan Markam and Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel were present in the meeting.

Punia told reporters that reconciliation between the party MLAs and the ruling party in Chhattisgarh was discussed in the meeting.

Responding to a question on the rhetoric and indiscipline of the MLAs, Punia said, “Action will be taken against whoever comes under the ambit of indiscipline.” But, it is not necessary to take into account every statement of the MLAs. “

The meeting took place in Delhi on 30 September with a dozen MLAs of Chhattisgarh Congress demanding that Bhupesh Baghel should continue as the chief minister of the state.

He said, “Seven MLAs have come and more will come. A total of 15-16 will come. There is not much political stir today. We will meet PL Punia. Rahul Gandhi will go to Chhattisgarh and we will request him to extend his visit and come to our constituency,” he said. are.” With all. Our position is good, 70 out of 90 MLAs are intact. 60 MLAs have already given in writing to our in-charge and Rahul ji,” Congress MLA Brihaspati Singh told ANI.

“There is no issue on chief minister’s post. Our position in Chhattisgarh is strong and 32 per cent are from ST. Chief minister Baghel is doing good work. He comes from OBC community. There is no question of changing chief minister. Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel’s The party high command, all the MLAs and the people of Chhattisgarh are satisfied with the performance. The government cannot be destabilized to satisfy just one person.

The MLAs of Chhattisgarh reached Chhattisgarh Sadan on Wednesday. They were demanding that Baghel should continue as the chief minister. The leaders included Purushottam Kanwar, Brihaspati Singh, UD Minj, Prakash Nayak, Mohit Kerketta, Chandradev Rai, Dwarkadhish Yadav, Gulab Kamro and Vinay Jaiswal.

According to reports, the two-and-a-half-year chief minister’s rotation formula was agreed upon when Bhupesh Baghel took over as the chief minister in December 2018. The later part of the government’s term was to be led by the current health. Minister TS Singh Deo.

Singh had said that 60 MLAs have assured written support to Baghel, who according to him is “doing well as a leader”. Singh had even said that Chief Minister Baghel would continue to lead the state for the next 25 years. (ANI)


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