19-day logjam between Punjab ministers and CS ends as latter attends cabinet meeting

Recently, at a meeting on excise policy, certain comments by the Chief Secretary had not gone down well with the ministers, who had abruptly left the meeting

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Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh..File Photo

Chandigarh, May 27: The 19-day-long logjam between the Punjab Cabinet ministers and Chief Secretary Karan Avtar Singh ended here on Wednesday.

The Chief Secretary attended the cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh.

Recently, at a meeting on excise policy, certain comments by the Chief Secretary had not gone down well with the ministers, who had abruptly left the meeting.

Later, the ministers took up the issue with the CM and there was speculation that action would be taken against the Chief Secretary and he might even be replaced.