March 13 (ANI): New Delhi [India]: Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi would remain the party’s temporary president, said Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday, expressing confidence in her leadership.
“Sonia, the interim president of Congress, will guide us and make future decisions.
We all have confidence in her leadership “Kharge spoke following the party’s working committee meeting.
Dinesh Gundu Rao, in-charge of the All India Congress Committee in Goa, stated that a lengthy debate about the state elections took place at the CWC meeting.
“She still serves as the party’s president. The elections in the five states were thoroughly discussed. We talked about how to move forward and how to prepare for the upcoming elections “Rao stated.
The CWC conference, which was called to review the party’s humiliating setback in Assembly elections in five states, came to a close. The meeting was conducted at the party’s 24-Akbar Road headquarters in the national capital.
The meeting was attended by Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Rajya Sabha Leader Mallikarjun Kharge, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Digvijaya Singh, P Chidambaram, Harish Rawat, Anand Sharma, Jairam Ramesh, and KC Venugopal.
Chhattishgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, Shaktisinh Gohil, Dinesh Gundu Rao, Rajiv Shukla, Ambika Soni, Mukul Wasnik, and Pramod Tewari were among the other key figures present at the meeting.
Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and five other senior Congress leaders skipped the party’s Working Committee meeting on Sunday.
Dr. Manmohan Singh, the former Prime Minister, and five other senior Congress leaders did not attend the party’s Working Committee meeting on Sunday.
Former Defence Minister AK Antony did not attend the meeting today since he tested positive for COVID-19.
A Chella Kumar, former Manipur Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam, Tariq Hameed Karra, and G Sanjeeva Reddy are among the other leaders who did not attend the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting.
The results of the five assembly elections came as a surprise to the Congress, which was hoping to do well in order to resurrect its prospects for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections and to fend off the emerging challenge from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Trinamool Congress to replace it as the country’s fulcrum of anti-BJP politics. (ANI)