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Heads may roll in Cong state units

chandigarh Updated: Apr 13, 2012 11:13 IST
HT Correspondent

The Congress is determined to fix responsibility for the recent assembly poll debacles and a series of leadership changes - particularly at the level of the state units - is on the cards.

Party president Sonia Gandhi is upset over the recent performance of the party in states such as Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Goa and is believed to have indicated in close quarters that an organisational overhaul is required to fight the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Gandhi is awaiting the report of the AK Antony-led committee before taking corrective steps to rejig the key state units. Antony, along with Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit and power minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, have been entrusted to look into the reasons behind the performance of the party in the states of UP, Punjab and Goa.

Top sources told HT, apart from UP state president Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Punjab PCC head Capt Amarinder Singh has also offered to resign, owing responsibility for the poll debacle. Along with these two states, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Uttarakhand and Bihar may also see new PCC chiefs.