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Chhattisgarh: Congress defers decision on CM till Saturday

The party high command summoned senior leaders of state unit including TS Singh Deo, Bhupesh Baghel and Charan Das Mahant to Delhi on Friday.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: December 14, 2018 23:57 IST
T S Singh Deo and Bhupesh Baghel

T S Singh Deo and Bhupesh Baghel

The decision on Chhattisgarh CM has been deferred till tomorrow, according to IndiaTV sources.

The party high command summoned senior leaders of state unit including TS Singh Deo, Bhupesh Baghel and Charan Das Mahant to Delhi on Friday.

T S Singh Deo and Bhupesh Baghel are said to be among the top contenders for the CM post.

In Chhattisgarh, some scuffles took place outside the residence of state party chief Bhupesh Baghel (57), who is one of the contenders apart from leader of opposition in outgoing assembly T S Singh Deo (66), OBC leader Tamradhwaj Sahu (69) and party veteran Charan Das Mahant (64).

Mallikarjun Kharge, the central observer for the state, and the AICC state in-charge P L Punia briefed Gandhi late on Thursday night about views of the state’s party MLAs.

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