Channi, Sidhu hold talks with Congress leaders to evolve strategy for Punjab polls


NEW DELHI: Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and PCC chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday held deliberations with Congress leaders here to evolve a strategy for the upcoming state assembly polls, sources said.

Channi and Sidhu arrived in the national capital on Monday afternoon along with AICC in-charge for Punjab affairs Harish Chaudhary and they later met at the party’s “war-room” office here.

They said the screening committee for Punjab is to be finalised that will screen party candidates for the assembly polls, besides other decisions that are to be taken by the state government ahead of the elections.

Punjab goes to polls early next year along with states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur.