Congress has referred to as for reaching out to different like-minded opposition events to place up a joint candidate for the submit of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman for elections scheduled on September 14. The choice comes forward of the Monsoon Session of Parliament beginning September 14 and was taken on the digital assembly of Congress Parliamentary technique group assembly chaired by get together chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday.
The submit had fallen vacant after the tenure of JD(U) MP Harivansh ended. He has since been re-elected to the Higher Home as a member from Bihar and is predicted to be the NDA’s candidate for the submit whereas the identify of DMK MP Tiruchi Siva has been doing rounds because the opposition candidate.
The assembly was attended by get together’s leaders in each homes together with Rahul Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Chief of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad and chief of Congress get together in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.
Congress deputy leaders in each homes and chief whips and get together’s whips additionally attended the digital assembly.
This was the primary time that a number of the letter-writers, who had demanded an overhaul of the get together, got here head to head with the Congress management after the CWC assembly.
The Congress technique group determined to boost the difficulty of restoration of the Query Hour in each homes through the session.
The Congress additionally determined to boost the difficulty of the dealing with of the COVID-19 pandemic within the wake of rise in day by day variety of circumstances and India taking the second spot in complete circumstances on the planet, apart from the impact of lockdown.
The get together may also increase in each the homes the difficulty of Chinese language aggression on the border and the present scenario there.
The assembly began with an handle by Sonia Gandhi who sought the suggestion of leaders on the problems to be raised within the upcoming session.
The Congress is planning to launch an offensive on the federal government and will probably be evolving a joint opposition technique on this regard.
A gathering with leaders of different opposition events can also be on the playing cards for discussing the technique.
(With PTI Inputs)