Capt Amarinder’s 'chai pe charcha' with leaders before Navjot Singh Sidhu’s installation ceremony

He will host a tea party for all party leaders, including MPs, MLAs before heading together to Punjab bhavan

Capt Amarinder’s 'chai pe charcha' with leaders before Navjot Singh Sidhu’s installation ceremony

Capt Amarinder with Kuljit Singh Nagra and other leaders

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, July 22

In indications of a truce between Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu, the former will host a tea party for all party leaders, including MLAs, before the installation ceremony of the latter as the PCC Chief, here on Friday.

Newly appointed Congress working presidents, Kuljit Nagra and Sangat Gilzian met Capt Amarinder Singh at about 3 p.m and handed over the invite to him for attending the installation ceremony. At least 58 MLAs, besides Navjot Singh Sidhu have signed the request letter.

Soon after, Raveen Thurkal, the media advisor to the CM tweeted informing about the tea party being hosted by Capt Amarinder before heading to the installation ceremony. ``Punjab @capt_amarinder has invited all  @INCPunjab MLAs, MPs and senior party functionaries at Punjab Bhawan for tea at 10 am on Friday. They will all then go to Punjab Congress Bhawan together from there for the installation of the new PPCC team.’’

Sources said that as part of the truce plan, CM invited the MLAs for tea at Punjab bhavan and the rapprochement between the two leaders will happen there in presence of Harish Rawat

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