Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Flights of Chhattisgarh CM Baghel, Punjab deputy CM denied permission to land in Lucknow
The senior Congress leaders were scheduled to visit the families of the eight persons who died in the violence at Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3.
Capt. Amarinder Singh resigned as chief minister of Punjab with less than five months to go for the Assembly polls after a bruising power struggle with state party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu.
Asked why so much time is being taken to announce the CLP leader, he said, "If you have to make a village sarpanch, sometimes it takes 20 days to decide".