Gehlot Signals He’ll Contest if Rahul Doesn’t; 11 State Units in Favour of Gandhi Scion at Top Party Post 

Demand to see Rahul Gandhi on the prime submit of Congress has been rising with now a complete 11 states items of the occasion passing decision backing Rahul for the submit of Congress president, election for which is scheduled to happen on October 17.

Whereas a number of prime leaders of Congress like Ashok Gehlot and Shashi Tharoor appear to even be able to contest, refrain is rising louder within the occasion for Rahul Gandhi’s elevation to the highest submit with almost a dozen state items pushing for it amid uncertainty and suspense continued over whether or not he would tackle the mantle.

The Congress items in Goa, Odisha, Jharkhand and Haryana on Tuesday handed resolutions backing Rahul Gandhi for the post of party president, becoming a member of not less than eight different Pradesh Congress Committees (PCCs) which have rooted for him.

Moreover these, occasion items in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Maharashtra, and Jammu Kashmir items of the occasion have handed related resolutions.

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• ‘Not Going Anyplace’: Gehlot’s Refined Message to Pilot

Whereas Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot was in Kochi on Tuesday to accompany Rahul Gandhi in occasion’s ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’, Rajasthan CM and frontrunner for Congress president ballot Ashok Gehlot held a gathering with occasion MLAs and guaranteed them that he is “not going anyplace”, sources mentioned.

In a refined message of types to Sachin Pilot amid hypothesis that the chief minister’s submit will go to him if Gehlot strikes to Delhi as Congress president, the Rajasthan CM mentioned reassured his MLAs that he’ll hold serving the state wherever he goes and gained’t go away the CM submit.

• Ashok Gehlot Alerts He’ll Contest if Rahul Doesn’t

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday gave clear alerts to Congress MLAs within the state that he has made up his thoughts to contest for the submit of occasion president if Rahul Gandhi doesn’t contest.

This got here 4 days after Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee unanimously handed a decision for making Rahul Gandhi the party’s national president and on the day  occasion management indicated that the members of the Gandhi household, together with interim occasion chief Sonia Gandhi, are unlikely to call any official candidate.

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Sources on Tuesday mentioned the Gandhi household is unlikely to signal on the nomination papers of any candidate as proposers to indicate that they might stay impartial and that there is no such thing as a official candidate.

• Refrain to See Rahul As Social gathering President Grows; 11 State Models Cross Decision

A complete of 11 state items of Congress have handed decision supporting Rahul Gandhi for the submit of occasion president.

Goa, Odisha, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Maharashtra, Haryana, Jharkhand and Jammu Kashmir items of the occasion have handed resolutions, looking for Rahul Gandhi’s elevation as the following Congress president, a submit he give up in 2019 after the Lok Sabha debacle.

• Rahul Gandhi to Determine on Contesting Ballot, says KC Venugopal

Congress Basic Secretary KC Venugopal on Tuesday that it’s as much as Rahul Gandhi to resolve whether or not he’ll contest the election for the occasion president submit, including that every thing can be clear inside per week.

Venugopal, who met interim occasion chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday, mentioned, “I had some pending work of the occasion so I got here to satisfy her.” Venugopal additionally mentioned that each occasion employee desires Rahul Gandhi to be the following Congress President.

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Congress chief KC Venugopal, who’s collaborating within the Kerala leg of the Bharat Jodo Yatra, departed for the Delhi on Tuesday upon the decision by the occasion’s interim president Sonia Gandhi for the assembly.

• Rahul, Priyanka Not Giving Sufficient Time to Congress: Himachal PCC Chief Pratibha Singh

Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra don’t dedicate sufficient time and significance to the Congress occasion and its leaders, president of the occasion’s Himachal Pradesh unit Pratibha Singh has mentioned, in line with a video posted on-line.

“I really feel there’s a little era hole. What our seniors used to do, now the children don’t try this. What Sonia-ji, Indira-ji or Rajiv-ji used to do, right this moment’s era don’t try this,” Singh advised ThePrint in an interview in Hindi and English.

Nonetheless, the Congress chief later claimed that she was misquoted. “I by no means made any assertion disparaging the Congress management and the Gandhi household. The interviewer has taken artistic liberties with my statements, misquoted all through the interview,” Singh mentioned in a tweet.

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