In Chhattisgarh, since the completion of two and a half years of the Bhupesh Baghel government, there is a discussion about the distribution of two and a half years of the Chief Minister’s post. Meanwhile, once again more than a dozen MLAs reached Delhi on Wednesday.
Raipur : Political instability in Punjab still remains a headache for the Congress high command. Meanwhile, once again more than a dozen MLAs of the ruling Congress have reached Delhi in the midst of the discussion of being made the Chief Minister alternately in Chhattisgarh. The visit of Congress MLAs to the national capital has increased the political heat in the state.Also Read – BSP MLAs who joined Congress in Rajasthan come to Delhi, SC has to give final answer in swamp case
In Chhattisgarh, since the completion of two and a half years of the Bhupesh Baghel government, there is a discussion about the distribution of the Chief Minister’s post for two and a half years. Meanwhile, once again more than a dozen MLAs reached Delhi on Wednesday. There is speculation in the state about the MLAs reaching Delhi that the MLAs have reached in support of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. However, the MLAs said that their visit is related to the proposed visit of former Congress President Rahul Gandhi to the state. Also Read – Congress leader attacked Kapil Sibal, reminded ‘old days’, workers demonstrated outside the house
Brihaspat Singh, MLA from Ramanujganj assembly seat of the state, said that about 15-16 MLAs of the party have reached Delhi and are staying at different places. He said, ‘Rahul ji’s visit to Chhattisgarh is proposed. We would like to request Rahul ji through our state in-charge PL Punia ji to extend the duration of his tour a bit, so that all the MLAs can get the benefit of it. He said that he has come to Delhi only to make this request and will talk to state in-charge PL Punia in this regard on Thursday. Also Read – Angry with Congress, former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh met Amit Shah in Delhi, Captain tweeted and told what happened
Brihaspat Singh said ‘Our journey should not be seen in any other way.’ When Brihaspat Singh was asked whether he had come to express his support to Chief Minister Baghel, he said, “Our party has 70 MLAs (in the 90-member state assembly) out of which 60 MLAs told everything to Punia ji last time. . When there is the blessings and trust of the high command, the support of the MLAs and the Chief Minister is doing a good job, then there is no such issue (change of leadership).
MLA Brihaspat Singh also denied the alleged tussle between Baghel and state Health Minister TS Singh Dev and said that the two leaders have recently shared the stage together, fed each other sweets and shared a dais with each other. – Have respect for the other. He said that the situation in Chhattisgarh is not like that of Punjab. The high command of any party will not put the entire government at stake just to please one leader.
Brihaspat Singh, considered close to Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, had in July this year accused minister TS Singhdeo of attacking his convoy at the behest of Singhdeo. Later, MLA Brihaspat Singh expressed regret in the assembly regarding the matter.
The relationship between Baghel and TS Singhdeo has not been smooth since the formation of the Congress government in Chhattisgarh in 2018. After Baghel completed two and a half years as Chief Minister in June 2021, the camp of Health Minister TS Singhdeo has claimed that the high command had agreed to the post of Chief Minister for two and a half years.
After the controversy over the chief minister’s post in the state, the Congress high command had called Baghel and Singhdeo to Delhi in August to resolve the dispute. When Baghel was in Delhi, 54 out of 70 Congress MLAs visited Delhi in his support.
After returning from Delhi, Chief Minister Baghel told reporters that party leader Rahul Gandhi has agreed to visit the state on his invitation. Baghel had also said that those who are talking about two and a half years, they are trying to promote political instability in the state.
Baghel and TS Singhdeo refrained from saying anything on the leadership issue after their meeting with the high command in the national capital, but the tussle between the two factions in the state has not subsided.