Congress President Rahul Gandhi is most likely to make an announcement on the next Chhattisgarh Chief Minister on Sunday. The announcement on the new head of the state will be made by around 12 pm later in the day, following a meeting with the legislature party, Congress state-in-charge PL Punia said on Saturday.
Earlier on Saturday, Rahul Gandhi held talks with four potential aspirants for the post- T S Singh Deo, Tamradhwaj Sahu, Bhupesh Baghel and Charan Das Mahant at his Tughlaq Lane residence in New Delhi.
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Party sources said the Congress was also toying with the idea of having a CM and a deputy CM, and also mulling division of the CM term to accommodate more leaders.
Congress returned to power in Chhattisgarh dethroning the 15-year-old BJP government in the recently concluded assembly elections.