New Delhi: Poll strategist Prashant Kishor met with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at his residence in New Delhi on Tuesday. There is no official word regarding the meeting, at which Congress General Secretary K.C. Venugopal was also present, but sources say Punjab elections were discussed and a possible equation was on the table as Kishor has been advising Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on key political issues. When the Punjab Chief Minister was in Delhi to meet interim party chief Sonia Gandhi, he had also met Kishor.Also Read - Rahul Gandhi Congratulates PV Sindhu for Winning Bronze
The Congress is likely to come with amicable formula for Punjab this week as infighting within the state unit has not de-escalated. Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has taken up arms against Amarinder Singh, has met party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in the recent past. Also Read - PM Modi, HM Amit Shah Have 'Hit Soul of India's Democracy by Using Pegasus': Rahul Gandhi
A three-member committee, headed by senior party leader Mallikarjuna Kharge, had been set up to resolve the matter and had submitted its report. Amarinder Singh and Sidhu, among other state leaders, had also met the committee members. Also Read - Prashant Kishor's I-PAC Team Confined to Hotel in Agartala, Police Says 'Routine Check-up'
(With inputs from agencies)