"Rahul Gandhi A Boon For BJP": Party's Himanta Sarma On GN Azad's Exit

Congress Presidential Election On October 17, Counting On October 19

Congress’s highest decision-making physique the Congress Working Committee immediately mentioned the much-awaited election of its new President might be held on October 17 and counting votes might be accomplished two days later, on October 19. The submitting of nominations will start on September 24, and the final date is September 30.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who has joined just about as she is travelling overseas for well being checkups, presided over the CWC assembly. 

The assembly comes days after an explosive resignation letter by the celebration’s G-23 dissident and former veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad blasting Rahul Gandhi for “infantile behaviour”, “evident immaturity” and for letting a “coterie of inexperienced sycophants” run the celebration. In his letter, addressed to celebration president Sonia Gandhi, he additionally lashed out at Rahul Gandhi for “demolishing the celebration’s complete consultative mechanism”.

The election might be notified on September 22 and candidates can withdraw their nominations by October 8.

The CWC additionally reiterated that it has resolved to make the “Mehangai Par Halla Bol” rally in Delhi on September 4 and the launch of the Bharat Jodo Yatra from Kanyakumari on September 7 “a convincing success”.