Srinagar – Embarrassed by the growing in fight between factions in its Jammu and Kashmir Unit, the Congress High Command in Delhi has swung into damage control mode and decided to bring the rival factions on table to iron out differences between them.
Sources in the party revealed to KNS that the Congress high command is worried that the intensifying rivalry between senior leaders of the party could have a serious fall out on its performance in 2014 assembly elections, which might weaken the position of the party in the state.
Pertinently State Congress Chief Pof. SaifudinSoz has been repeatedly saying that his party will be the King maker after 2014 elections. However sources said the party feels that the infighting which is now coming into the public domain might reverse the fortunes for the party in the state.
Meanwhile admitting that there were some differences between certain leaders in the state unit, Senior Congress leader and in charge of J&K state, Mohan Prakash told KNS on Saturday that the matter would be sorted out at the party level.
Yehsangathankamamlahai, issaysangathanmai hi suljayajayega. (This is a party matter and will be sorted out within the party itself), said Prakash. However he refused to divulge the details of the process and the methods that were being adopted to sort out the differences in the JK unit of the Party. We are working on it but wont share it publicly added Prakash.
Interestingly the development comes days after all the congress Ministers and MLAs attended the meeting chaired by its state Chief Prof. SaifudinSoz in an effort to put up a united face of the state unit, however the differences surfaced again on Friday when one of its senior leaders shot letters to President Sonia Gandhi and State Chief Prof. SaifuddinSoz seeking permission to sue senior party leader and Minster in the Omar Abdullah Govt, Taj Mohiudin on the alleged forest Land Scam.
Reacting to the developments Taj said that suing him did not require any permission and one must go ahead if he or she has credible evidence to support his argument. Why should one ask for the permission if he has the documental evidence? I dont think anybody will or should stop him from to go to court, Taj told KNS.
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