Navjot Singh Sidhu likely to continue as Punjab Congress chief
New Delhi : Navjot Singh Sidhu is likely to continue as the Punjab Congress president, according to indications received after a meeting of him with other party leaders at the AICC headquarters on Thursday. After the hour-long meeting, Sidhu claimed that he has full faith in the leadership of party chief Sonia Gandhi and he will follow the decision taken by them.
On September 28, Navjot Singh Sidhu had resigned as Punjab Congress chief; he had posted his resignation letter on Twitter. While the top leaders have not officially accepted his resignation yet.
Navjot Singh Sidhu was asked to meet up with the party leadership and he met AICC general secretary (organisation) KC Venugopal and party general secretary incharge of Punjab affairs Harish Rawat at the party headquarters.
After the meeting, Sidhu said any decision taken by the Gandhis would be in the interest of the party and Punjab, and he would abide by it.
“I have raised my concerns about Punjab and Punjab Congress before the party high command and I have full faith in Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Rahul ji and Priyanka ji that whatever decision they take will be in the interest of the Congress and Punjab,” he said.
“I always consider them supreme and will follow every direction given by them,” Sidhu told reporters.
Meanwhile, the Congress has said that the decision on his resignation will be taken on Friday.