October 17, 2021



Prashant Kishor meets Rahul, Priyanka, fans united Opposition talk

In the wake of HOLDING various gatherings with NCP supremo Sharad Pawar last month, survey tactician Prashant Kishor on Tuesday met previous Congress president Rahul Gandhi and AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, powering hypothesis that these conferences are essential for an intricate spadework to unite resistance groups to take on the BJP.

Kishor appreciates great compatibility with numerous resistance chiefs – among them Trinamool Congress boss Mamata Banerjee, DMK supremo M K Stalin, AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal and fence-sitters, for example, YSRCP boss Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy. He has worked with Rahul in the past also, dealing with the gathering’s ineffective mission in the Uttar Pradesh races.

Sources in the Congress said the Kishor’s gathering with Rahul and Priyanka was not “state explicit” – and that bigger policy centered issues were examined. Sources near Kishor too said the gathering steered clear of any state.

Strangely, both Congress’ Punjab in-control Harish Rawat and AICC general secretary (association) K C Venugopal were available at Rahul’s home when Kishor came to there in the early evening, setting off theory that the gathering was about changes that the Congress central leadership was arranging in the state unit.

Kishor is likewise Principal Advisor to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, with whom he had a gathering after the last’s gathering with Congress president Sonia Gandhi last week. Rawat, nonetheless, told columnists that many meet a public chief like Rahul and that he would have been “educated” had there been any conversation on Punjab.Riding high after the triumph of Mamata whose re-appointment crusade he oversaw, Kishor met Pawar threefold last month yet denied reports that he was assuming a part in uniting non-Congress resistance groups. Sources said there is an endeavor, indeed, to unite all resistance groups, including the Congress, however contended that the endeavors were still at a beginning stage.

Kishor’s gatherings with Pawar — and with the Gandhis on Tuesday — come when increasingly more resistance pioneers feel that non-BJP gatherings should meet up to take on the BJP on concrete issues.As for Punjab, sources said the Congress central leadership is set to divulge a “equation” to determine the emergency in the state unit in front of the Assembly races. The arrangement, they said, involves giving a significant authoritative job to Navjot Singh Sidhu and a guide to oblige different doubters of the Chief Minister, who, obviously, will lead the gathering into elections.A painting by Amrita Sher-Gil, In the Ladies’ Enclosure (1938), brought Rs 37.8 crore (USD 5.14 million) at sales management firm Saffronart’s deal in Mumbai on Tuesday. This is the most elevated accomplished by the craftsman in a bartering, and the second-most costly work of art by an Indian.

V S Gaitonde’s Untitled (1961), sold for Rs 39.98 crore in March this year at Saffronart, stays the most costly by an Indian craftsman. The past record for Sher-Gil was Rs 18.7 crore for The Little Girl in Blue (1934) at Sotheby’s closeout in Mumbai in 2018, as indicated by workmanship market knowledge firm Artery India.

Sher-Gil is India’s most popular lady craftsman and perceived by the Indian government as a “Irreplaceable asset”, an honor which makes it illicit to remove her specialty from the country. The Indo-Hungarian craftsman kicked the bucket in 1941 at 28 years old.