File photograph of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi. (File photograph/PTI)
The essential assembly of the CWC, the celebration’s highest choice making physique, is deliberating on the difficulty. The digital assembly began with the deal with of celebration chief Sonia Gandhi, who’s chairing the assembly.
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The Congress Central Election Authority has proposed holding of polls for electing the celebration president and AICC session on Could 29 and the working committee is more likely to finalise the identical at its assembly, extremely locations sources mentioned. The essential assembly of the CWC, the celebration’s highest choice making physique, is deliberating on the difficulty. The digital assembly began with the deal with of celebration chief Sonia Gandhi, who’s chairing the assembly.
After her deal with, Gandhi requested AICC Basic Secretary Organisation Okay C Venugopal to learn out the Organisational Election Schedule despatched by Chairperson of the Central Election Authority. The CEC chaired by Madhusudan Mistry has proposed that the AICC Session and the celebration president’s election be held on Could 29, the sources informed PTI.
Members of the CWC will finalise the schedule for organisational elections and the AICC plenary session. The celebration’s high management additionally mentioned the present political state of affairs within the wake of the farmers’ agitation and the celebration’s technique forward of the Funds session of Parliament on points together with the WhatsApp chat leaks of Arnab Goswami.
Sonia Gandhi took over as interim Congress president in August 2019 after Rahul Gandhi resigned within the wake of the celebration’s Lok Sabha debacle in Could 2019. There have been calls for from a bit of the Congress leaders for having a full-time and energetic celebration president and an organisational overhaul.
The CWC had in its earlier assembly determined to carry organisational elections, following a storm within the celebration in August final yr over a letter to Sonia Gandhi by a bunch of 23 leaders together with Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma, Bhupinder Hooda, Prithviraj Chavan, Kapil Sibal, Manish Tewari and Mukul Wasnik elevating these points. Sonia Gandhi had final month met a few of these ‘letter-writers’ and mentioned the problems raised by them.