The irony of the situation is inescapable.
A few months ago, former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat was busy tamping down on the raging dissidence in the Punjab unit of the Congress in his capacity as party general secretary in charge of the state. It was on his watch that Amarinder Singh was forced out as chief minister while bete noire Navjot Singh Sidhu was appointed President of the party’s state unit and Charanjit Singh Channi elevated as chief minister. It was Rawat’s job to mediate between Amarinder Singh and Sidhu and also placate angry dissidents which often placed him in the line of fire.
Today, the wheel has come full circle. Like Amarinder Singh, Rawat is a bitter man.
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