Chhattisgarh: Congress MLA Prakash Nayak's son booked for assaulting cop, truck driver at police station in Raigarh
An offence has been registered against the son of a Congress MLA for allegedly assaulting a policeman and truck driver inside a police station in Chhattisgarh.
The Congress candidate has been maintaining a significant lead by a margin of over 15,000 votes in the Khairagarh Assembly bypoll, where the counting was underway.
Senior Chhattisgarh Congress leader Ramesh Warlyani died on Sunday in a hospital in Gurugram in Haryana following a cardiac arrest.
The report prepared by the commission headed by former judge of Chhattisgarh High Court Justice Prashant Mishra was termed “incomplete” by CM Bhupesh Bhagel.
While the purpose of their trip is yet to become clear, some party sources said the MLAs were visiting the national capital to express solidarity with Baghel.
Political pundits maintain that after Punjab, it's just a matter of time, as the focus of the party high command will shift to Chhattisgarh.
During the recent political drama over the power-sharing arrangement, Singhdeo had met Rahul Gandhi in Delhi on August 24 and later with the AICC general secretary KC Venugopal last Friday.
Tension has been brewing in Chhattisgarh Congress since Singh Deo reportedly sought a change of guard citing an agreement whereby he was supposed to take over after CM Baghel finishes half-term.
In the recent months, Congress in Chhattisgarh has been witnessing differences simmering over the 2.5 years power-sharing formula between Baghel and the health minister T S Singhdeo.
In an apparent show of strength, a huge crowd of supporters along with several party MLAs and some cabinet ministers welcomed Baghel as he landed at Swami Vivekanand Airport here.
The ruling Congress party in Chhattisgarh has devised the plan of action to strengthen the base grassroots level by focussing on booth committees.