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Captain Amarinder meets Prashant Kishor, says turf issues sorted out

Captain had also made it clear that as long as he was at the helm of affairs, the expelled duo would not be taken back in party’s fold.

Written by Kanchan Vasdev | Chandigarh | Published: May 15, 2016 5:24:47 am
Capt Amarinder Singh, punjab politics Capt Amarinder Singh, Capt Amarinder Singh Punjab politics, Prashant Kishor , Prashant Kishor  Amarinder singh, india news Capt said the turf issue has been “sorted out” and Kishor was told to concentrate on devising a strategy for the party and let him handle the disciplinary issues.

AFTER Punjab Congress chief Capt Amarinder Singh snubbed strategist Prashant Kishor for “overstepping his turf”, the duo met in Delhi Saturday to iron out differences.

Capt had taken exception to Kishor meeting expelled party leaders Jagmeet Singh Brar and Bir Devinder Singh at CLP leader Charanjit Singh Channi’s residence in Amarinder’s absence. Amarinder had recommended the expulsion of both leaders on disciplinary grounds.

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After the meeting, Capt tweeted, “There is no question of difference of opinion between Prashantji and me on handling the state-of-affairs or the way forward in Punjab. We are all determined and doing everything that is needed to bring Congress government back in Punjab,” (sic).

Speaking to media, Capt said the turf issue has been “sorted out” and Kishor was told to concentrate on devising a strategy for the party and let him handle the disciplinary issues. Capt said that he had spoken with Channi Friday to find out whether it was his idea to placate the duo. Channi, according to Amarinder, had denied his involvement except that his house was used to ensure a smooth meeting.

Captain had also made it clear that as long as he was at the helm of affairs, the expelled duo would not be taken back in party’s fold. However, Brar, on twitter, denied having met Prashant.

 

 

 

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