The state government is on the defensive after Special DGP-cum-Director Bureau of Investigation Prabodh Kumar writing to CBI seeking further investigation in Bargari sacrilege case after CBI filing a closure report.
The High Court, Amarinder said, had categorically upheld the legality of the action of the state in withdrawing the investigation from the CBI and in fact had reposed faith in the special investigation team.
Sidhu’s next move remains a mystery as he has not said anything since making public his resignation on Twitter on July 14 and 15. With his ouster, the number of ministers in the cabinet, including the CM, has come down to 17.
While Singh did not take any names, party leaders said Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and AICC general secretary in charge of Uttar Pradesh West Jyotiraditya Scindia are the two obvious choices if the party decides to opt for a younger leadership.