Baghel Holds HP Polling Meeting; stand management training, basic organization discussed
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, who was recently appointed lead observer for the upcoming Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls, held a meeting with the state’s top party leaders on Sunday.
The meeting was attended by AICC State Head Rajiv Shukla, Observers Sachin Pilot and Partap Singh Bajwa, Chairman of the Pradesh Congress Committee and MP Pratibha Singh and among others during which Baghel discussed deliberated on stand management training and grassroots organization building ahead of the elections. .
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The leaders, including campaign committee chairman Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu and Pradesh committee chairman Vinay Kumar, brainstormed the upcoming campaign and discussed the media strategy, sources said.
Assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh are expected to take place later this year.
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Congress is seeking to wrest power from the BJP in both states.
In the last round of assembly elections, the big old party lost Punjab to the AAP and gave a dismal performance in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur, with the BJP retaining the power in the four states.
Meanwhile, sources close to Baghel have dismissed talk that he would meet with the high command amid the ongoing turf war between him and cabinet colleague TS Singh Deo.