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Ahmed Patel likely to resolve rift between Amarinder, Sidhu

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Senior is likely to be entrusted with the task of resolving the rift between Chief Minister and Navjot Singh Sidhu, party sources said here on Monday.

The sources said that veteran Patel is likely to be entrusted with the job in the wider interest of the party. While is the most popular of the in Punjab, has been a key

Sidhu, who was allocated a new portfolio last week by Amarinder Singh, met here on Monday. He is yet to assume charge of the new ministry.

"Met the President, handed him my letter, appraised him of the situation!" tweeted on Monday.

Along with the tweet, he posted a picture in which he was seen standing alongside Gandhi and party leaders and

The rift between and came to the fore when the Chief Minister kept the cricketer-turned-politician out of the crucial consultative groups which were announced on Saturday to review the progress and make changes, if needed, in the government's flagship programmes and schemes.

Sidhu has been camping in the national capital since Friday to have an audience with the party's top leadership.

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First Published: Mon, June 10 2019. 19:56 IST
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