Interim chief Sonia Gandhi’s assembly with senior Congress leaders on Saturday morning ended after virtually 5 hours and sources mentioned no one within the assembly objected to Rahul Gandhi’s identify from being proposed for the social gathering chief’s place once more, though there shall be “Chintan shivir” or brainstorming camps quickly.
Sources mentioned all leaders need Rahul Gandhi to take the duty of social gathering president at which level he mentioned it ought to be left to the electoral strategy of the social gathering. The Congress social gathering goes via a management disaster after a number of stalwarts up to now few months have issues and in addition wrote to the interim chief about it.
‘All people mentioned we want Rahul Gandhi’s management’
“Nobody has an issue with Rahul Gandhi, and this isn’t only for at this time. All people mentioned that we want Rahul Gandhi’s management. We should not fall into the entice of different people who find themselves attempting to distract the social gathering’s agenda,” senior social gathering chief Pawan Bansal mentioned rising out of probably the most awaited assembly ever for the reason that group of 23 had shot a letter to Sonia Gandhi in August this yr.
The assembly which lasted for hours after beginning off just a little after 10.30 am and went off on a cordial be aware regardless of the participation from the disgruntled group, noticed Sonia, Rahul and Priyanka communicate on the assembly. A number of different senior leaders additionally introduced in suggestion with recent measures for strengthening the social gathering.
Prithiviraj Chavan, one of many signatories of the G23 letter, mentioned after the assembly, 19 leaders of Congress met and mentioned means to strengthen the social gathering. A transparent future course is on the anvil.
Chintan Shivirs forward
“It’s the first of such conferences. Extra conferences will happen. ‘Chintan shivirs’ in step with Shimla and Pachmarhi shall be organised.” He mentioned strategies of the social gathering leaders shall be recorded.
The assembly on the residence of the Congress interim chief included a number of of the “dissident” leaders who had written to her urging for “an lively president” within the social gathering.
Bansal termed the assembly “very constructive” with everybody pitching in with strategies “that have been all taken be aware of”. He mentioned the assembly “energised the social gathering to struggle the forces” which can be “preventing the thought of India and Congress”. He mentioned the Congress is decided to struggle all such forces. The sources mentioned it was a “freewheeling dialogue and no matter anybody needed to say they mentioned”.
The leaders mentioned there shall be a due course of for inner elections that’s already in movement.
Who all have been current at BIG Congress meet
Senior Congress leaders like Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, Vivek Tankha, former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Prithviraj Chavan, Ambika Soni, Manish Tewari, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Pawan Bansal, Harish Rawat, Anand Sharma, Shashi Tharoor, A.Okay. Antony and a number of other others met the Gandhis for the primary time since dissidence throughout the social gathering turned public.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Ajay Maken have been additionally current at 10 Janpath.
On Friday, Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala mentioned that Sonia Gandhi had been unable to bodily meet the social gathering leaders on account of Covid-19 protocol for a substantial period of time.
“Now she has determined that from tomorrow she goes to fulfill and resolve numerous organisational points. So this isn’t a meet of any particular group of leaders. This isn’t a meet of dissenters or rebels as a result of we think about every chief and employee as a part of our household,” Surjewala had mentioned.
He mentioned that the social gathering has addressed the problems raised by among the senior members of the social gathering and it has already been determined to carry the election to the put up of president.
“That course of is underway, all the problems ought to be resolved with the announcement of the following election. There are not any inner problems with dissent which can be pending within the social gathering of any nature,” he mentioned.
Surjewala mentioned the BJP typically continues to propagate such insinuations which Congress leaders don’t imagine in, together with those that have written the letter.
“We’re one household and we’ll work collectively and we’ll work to strengthen the social gathering,” he added.
(With inputs from IANS)