Harish Rawat set to be replaced by Harish Chaudhary as Punjab Congress affairs in-charge

Rajasthan minister Harish Chaudhary is likely to replace Harish Rawat as the Punjab Congress party’s affairs incharge.

Harish Chaudhary has played a key role as the point person between Rahul Gandhi and Punjab Congress leaders during recent developments in the state.

By Sunday, Rawat is expected to be in Chandigarh to give a practical shape to the working arrangement finalised between Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu.

Harish Chaudhary has played a vital role in the elevation of Charanjit Channi as the Chief Miniter, after Captain Amarinder Singh was evicted. During the 2017 Assembly polls Chaudhary was a former AICC secretary Chaudhary has also been in the forefront of brokering peace between Channi and Sidhu over the last few days.

A trusted lieutenant of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Harish Chaudhary is expected to play a critical role in coordination between the Chief Minister and the PCC president in the run-up to the Assembly polls.

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