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While some in the party credit the decision to controversies that Hebbalkar invited over the political crisis in Belagavi, others have called it a ‘routine’ change of guard.
With this, the Congress hopes to solve the impasse threatening to shake the HD Kumaraswamy government.
Three MLAs from the district visited Delhi on the day Satish Jarkiholi was scheduled to meet the central leadership.
While Satish Jarkiholi himself told the media that the meeting with Kumaraswamy was fruitful, sources close to the Congress MLA suggest otherwise.
The CM’s intervention seems to have worked for now, with Satish Jarkiholi telling the media that all is well.
Siddaramaiah was also asked to talk to MLAs who are lobbying for ministerial berths and speaking against the party.
Speaking to reporters, Parameshwara denied reports of trouble.
For now, the Congress may have succeeded in painting a picture of all being well, analysts believe that the repercussions of the Belagavi PLD bank polls will be felt at a later stage.
At her office in Belagavi on Tuesday, Hebbalkar said, she always believed in the democratic principles of the Congress party and that she would not wish to see party's image getting sabotaged.
Siddaramaiah is seen as the right man for the task as the Jarkiholi brothers are his staunch loyalists.