Amid an ongoing energy tussle within the ruling Congress in Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will proceed to stay the chief minister now. The growth has come after he met Rahul Gandhi on the latter’s residence for the second time this week.
Speaking to media, Bhupesh Baghel stated he has invited Rahul Gandhi to Chhattisgarh. He (Rahul Gandhi) will first go to Bastar, and examine the varied initiatives and works there, Baghel added.
“I told him everything. There were political as well state administrative discussions. In the end, I requested Rahul Gandhi to visit Chhattisgarh. He gladly accepted the invitation, he will be there next week,” Bhupesh Baghel stated.
Baghel arrived in New Delhi from Raipur and reached Gandhi’s Tughlaq Lane residence round 4 pm for the assembly, which additionally attended by AICC in-charge for Chhattisgarh PL Punia.
This is the Chhattisgarh chief minister’s second assembly with Gandhi this week, as the 2 had met earlier on Tuesday. Gandhi had additionally individually met Chhattisgarh Health minister TS Singh Deo on Tuesday.
What is Chhattisgarh Congress’ infighitng?
Both Baghel and Deo had additionally met AICC common secretary (organisation) KC Venugopal on Wednesday, amid talks of a management change sought by Deo following variations between the 2 state leaders.
Trouble has been brewing within the Chhattisgarh Congress ever since Deo sought a change in management citing a power-sharing settlement on rotating chief ministership after the social gathering got here to energy within the 2018 meeting polls.
Meanwhile, a number of legislators together with a number of ministers in Chhattisgarh, tenting within the nationwide capital since Thursday, put up a present of power in help of the chief minister.
The ministers and MLAs met AICC in-charge PL Punia at his residence and are learnt to have put their weight behind Baghel, saying the state authorities is offering good governance below the incumbent chief minister.
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