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On eve of Sonia’s assembly with ‘letter writers’, Congress asserts Rahul finest suited to guide get together

New Delhi: Forward of an important assembly of Sonia Gandhi with a bit of senior leaders who had written to her in August demanding an overhaul of the organisation, the Congress on Friday downplayed any inner dissensions and stated Rahul Gandhi was the “proper particular person” to guide the get together.

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala stated the get together stood united and collectively as a household and there are not any dissensions pending after the announcement of elections to the get together chief’s submit.

The assertion comes forward of Saturday’s assembly between Sonia Gandhi and most of the 23 leaders who wrote to her in August. They’d additionally demanded an lively management and maintained that Gandhis will all the time be a “guiding power”.

Sources stated amongst these slated to fulfill Gandhi are Chief of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, the get together’s deputy chief within the higher home Anand Sharma, former chief ministers Bhupinder Hooda and Prithviraj Chavan, Manish Tewari, Vivek Tankha and Shashi Tharoor.

Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath and senior chief P Chidambaram may also be a part of the assembly, the sources added.

Rahul Gandhi can be set to attend the assembly, the sources confirmed.

Even because the get together downplayed any inner frictions, the “letter writers” keep that the problems they raised stay related and are “removed from over”.

Azad had just lately slammed “five-star tradition” within the get together and stated elections have to be held in any respect organisational ranges ranging from the block.

Surjewala, nevertheless, stated all points raised by the “letter writers” stood resolved after Sonia Gandhi introduced elections for the Congress president.

“This isn’t a meet of any particular group of leaders. This isn’t a meet of any dissenters or rebels. As a result of we take into account every chief and every employee as a part of the household,” he stated whereas searching for to downplay the meet.

“Congress employees and the electoral school together with the AICC members of the get together will select an individual finest suited to the submit.

“It’s my perception and the idea of overwhelming majority of 99.9 per cent leaders and employees that Rahul Gandhi is the best particular person to guide the get together and to tackle the Modi authorities,” Surjewala stated.

He stated Rahul Gandhi is maybe that “uncommon breed” of leaders who has fearlessly questioned the anti-people insurance policies of Modi authorities and endearing himself not solely to congress employees but in addition to odd Indians.

“We really feel Rahul Gandhi ought to lead the get together from the entrance,” he stated.

Requested about Saturday’s assembly, he stated the Congress president was unable to fulfill individuals on many points for a substantial period of time on account of COVID protocol.

Beginning Saturday and over a interval of the following fortnight, Sonia Gandhi goes to fulfill and resolve on varied organisational points in addition to these like winter session of Parliament not held, the farmers agitation and finalising alliances in key states, he stated.

Surjewala stated addressing points raised by a number of the senior leaders, Sonia Gandhi has already determined to carry elections to the submit of president of Congress and that the method is at the moment underway.

“All issues stand resolved with the announcement of the election of the following Congress president so there are not any inner problems with dissensions of any nature which are pending within the get together.

BJP continues to generally propagate such insinuations which our leaders don’t consider together with those that had written letters. We’re one household. We’ll keep united and work collectively,” he stated.

The president of Congress shall be chosen by the electoral school of the get together, he stated.



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