Raipur: Amidst the ongoing political turmoil in Chhattisgarh, health minister TS Singh Deo on Saturday said that the number of congress MLAs in the state may increase by 2.
The health minister reached Marwahi to pay his last tributes to Marwahi MLA KK Dhruv’s son. He told the media persons that the number of Congress MLAs may increase from 70 to 72. However, he did not reveal any details.
Responding on a question over chief ministerialship, he said that a lot have been spoken on this and didn’t gave any further comment.
The political crisis in the state has intensified with the minister's statement of an increase in 2 MLAs. There is speculation that Jogi Congress may merge with Congress. There are speculations that Renu Jogi and Dharamjit Singh may soon join the Congress. Meanwhile, Renu Jogi met Sonia Gandhi on August 26, the day chief minister Bhupesh Baghel and TS Singhdeo were called by Rahul Gandhi's for discussion.