The letter row, which created a serious controversy within the Congress in August final yr, doesn’t appear to have died down, with AICC members being mailed a replica of the letter written by 23 senior leaders to interim chief Sonia Gandhi looking for widespread reforms within the get together.
The Congress has determined to carry get together elections in Could after the completion of the upcoming 5 Meeting elections and AICC members are additionally electors within the course of.
Members of the ‘G-23’ group are tight-lipped over the event and plenty of say that they’re unaware of it. Whereas some AICC members did obtain the letter, it isn’t clear who’s behind posting it.
As per the Congress Structure, in case of the President resigning or passing away, the election will likely be carried out for the remaining time period during which AICC members vote but when it’s a common elections, the PCC delegates vote to decide on the get together chief.
The Congress may have an ‘elected’ get together President by June, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) determined in its January assembly and it was unanimously agreed to carry it after the state elections.
The put up is mendacity vacant since July 2019 after Rahul Gandhi formally resigned, proudly owning ethical accountability for the get together’s drubbing within the Lok Sabha elections.
Former President Sonia Gandhi is appearing because the interim get together chief since August 2019 until a brand new incumbent took over. However since then, Congress has been unable to zero in on a candidate for the put up.
In between, revolt within the Congress reared its head as 23 leaders wrote to her in August 2020 demanding sweeping reforms within the get together, together with organisational elections from the grass-roots to the CWC stage.