Chhattisgarh’s new CM to be announced on Saturday

Hectic parleys are on to select the next chief minister of Chhattisgarh with meetings being held with Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Delhi with possible contenders to zero in on a name for the post.
It is expected that a consensus would emerge at a meeting of newly elected legislators of Congress, scheduled to be held in Raipur on Saturday evening.
After 15 years of hibernation, Congress has come back to power with more than two third majority in assembly elections in Chhattisgarh.
AICC President Rahul Gandhi and contenders for Chhattisgarh Chief Ministerial post held another round of meeting in Delhi on Saturday after which all of them are learnt to have left for Raipur by a special flight.
Gandhi held one-on-one talks with the contenders. During joint meeting held subsequently, all the contenders assured Mr Gandhi that whatever decision he would take, it would be acceptable to all of them.