Congress MP Rahul Gandhi at present indicated he isn’t completely out of the image for the submit of social gathering chief.
“Whether or not I’ll develop into Congress president or not will probably be clearer when social gathering elections (to the submit) occur,” Mr Gandhi stated through the Congress’s Bharat Jodo Yatra (united India march), an early-stage marketing campaign with a watch on the nationwide election in 2024.
“I’ve determined what I’ve to do. There isn’t any confusion,” Mr Gandhi stated on the social gathering chief matter, with out explaining additional.
“I’ll get some understanding about myself and this stunning nation from the yatra, and in these two-three months, I will probably be wiser,” Rahul Gandhi stated.
The much-awaited election to the submit of Congress president will probably be held on November 17 and votes will probably be counted two days later. Nominations might be filed from September 24 to 30.
The Congress, coping with the fallout of a collection of high-profile exits, together with that of Kapil Sibal, Ashwani Kumar and Ghulam Nabi Azad, remains to be grappling with the query of whether or not a non-Gandhi can lead the social gathering as its president.
Mr Azad had criticised Rahul Gandhi for “infantile behaviour”, “obvious immaturity” and for letting a “coterie of inexperienced sycophants” run the social gathering.
The Congress was to have a brand new president by September 21, however the deadline was prolonged by a month. The social gathering final month citied an “inauspicious interval” earlier than the festivals moreover Rahul Gandhi’s resistance to the highest position.
Rahul Gandhi has refused to return as Congress president after he stop in 2019 proudly owning accountability for the social gathering’s clobbering within the nationwide election, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a second time period.