A minimum of 30 MLAs of the Congress social gathering from Chhattisgarh are at present tenting in Delhi, giving rise to hypothesis that Chhattisgarh is also heading the Punjab method for the ruling Congress social gathering within the state.

Whereas about 20 MLAs have been in Delhi for a number of days now, a minimum of 10 extra have reached the nationwide capital up to now 24 hours. A lot of the MLAs proceed to reiterate that they’re right here for “private work”.

Nevertheless, amid the continuing disaster in Chhattisgarh Congress unit, there was buzz of management change within the state.

When requested in regards to the BJP equating Chhattisgarh and Punjab over disaster within the ruling Congress, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel mentioned, “Chhattisgarh will at all times stay Chhattisgarh. It can’t develop into Punjab. The 2 states have just one similarity that each have numbers of their names.”

“Punjab is land of punj (5) aab (water). It’s made up of 5 rivers. Equally Chhattisgarh has derived its identify from ‘chhattis’ (thirty six) ‘garh’ (fort). No different states have numbers of their names. There isn’t any different similarity between the 2 states,” CM Baghel added.

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On Saturday, Congress president Sonia Gandhi appointed further office-bearers within the social gathering’s Chhattisgarh unit, changing 4 vice-presidents in addition to three common secretaries.

Arun Singhania, P R Khunte, Ambika Markam and Vani Rao had been appointed vice-presidents within the Congress’ state unit, changing Girish Devangan, Atal Srivastava, Bhanu Pratap Singh and Padma Manhar, in line with a celebration assertion.

Vasudev Yadav, Amarjeet Chawla and Sumitra Dhritlahre had been appointed common secretaries instead of Dwarika Prasad Yadav, Uttam Vasudev and Pankaj Sharma.

In the meantime, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has been appointed as a senior observer for the Uttar Pradesh polls subsequent 12 months.


Amid all these adjustments, there’s hypothesis that there was an try to destabilise the Chhattisgarh authorities.

Talking to India In the present day, Congress MLA Brihaspati Singh mentioned, “The BJP is making an attempt to sabotage the federal government by way of varied leaders within the Congress social gathering, however they will be unable to do it in Chhattisgarh. We’ve got an in a position management in Bhupesh Baghel and an intensive Congressman TS Singh Deo.”

He additional mentioned that almost all MLAs will go away as soon as they’ve spoken to Congress chief PL Punia, common secretary accountable for Chhattisgarh, or the social gathering excessive command right here in Delhi.

Brihaspati Singh added that CM Bhupesh Baghel enjoys the help of all MLAs in Congress, and the folks have elected the Congress social gathering to energy for a cause, and that’s to work for them.

MLA Ram Kumar Yadav additionally claimed that the Congress MLAs in Chhattisgarh authorities are united.

“All 70 Congress MLAs in Chhatisgarh together with Bhupesh Baghel and TS Singh Deo are united. Our authorities will full its full time period of 5 years. The CM is working for folks of the state, by which TS Singh Deo can be contributing,” MLA Ram Kumar Yadav was quoted as saying by ANI.

The MLAs then headed to the Raj Ghat to pay their tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on Gandhi Jayanti.

(With inputs from PTI)

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