New Delhi, ANI. Punjab Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned as Punjab unit chief a few days back, will meet Congress general secretary KC Venugopal and Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat on Thursday (October 14). The party’s Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat had earlier on Tuesday tweeted that Sidhu would meet them to discuss organizational matters of the state Congress.
“Navjot Singh Sidhu, President Punjab Congress will be meeting me and KC Venugopal on October 14 at Venugopal’s office (in Delhi) to discuss some organizational matters relating to Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee,” his tweet read.
This will be Sidhu’s first official meeting with the central leadership of the Congress after he resigned from the post of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president. Sidhu had on September 28 announced his resignation from the post of PPCC chief on Twitter.
According to party sources, the high command is not happy with Sidhu’s resignation and no such meeting has taken place with the central leadership after his resignation. However, after his resignation, Sidhu had said that he would always stand by party leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi.
In a tweet, he said, ‘Post or not post will stand with Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi. May all negative forces try to defeat me, but every ounce of positive energy will win Punjab, Punjabiyat (Universal Brotherhood) will win and every Punjabi will win.