September 22, 2020

Large pushback: 23 senior Congress leaders write to Sonia Gandhi forward of CWC meet, increase questions

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The Congress Working Committee (CWC) is anticipated to witness a significant showdown in a debate over the management concern on Monday. The very best decision-making physique of the get together will meet at 11 am by way of video convention amid a debate raging within the Congress over the uncertainty associated to its management.

Sources have revealed {that a} letter written by 23 senior leaders of the Congress get together could possibly be the speaking level in tomorrow’s CWC assembly. The letter raises many questions on the functioning of the Congress get together put up 2014 Lok Sabha debacle. 

 The CWC meet comes shut on the heels of Congress President Sonia Gandhi finishing a yr because the interim get together chief, a put up she accepted final yr after her son Rahul Gandhi stepped down. 

In keeping with sources, the letter was signed by high leaders together with Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kapil Sibal, Bhupender Singh Hooda, Veerappa Moily, Raj Babbar, Milind Deora, Sandeep Dixit, Renuka Chaudhary and Manish Tewari. Nevertheless, when India TV contacted the signatories in regards to the letter, none of them confirmed it. 

The leaders, within the letter, have advocated for a full-fledged president and argued that uncertainty over the management has demoralized employees and weakened the Congress get together. They additionally argued that the get together wants a full time and lively management that’s seen on the bottom. The letter additional mentioned that no trustworthy introspection has occurred even after the defeat in Lok Sabha elections. 

The leaders had been of the view that the CPP conferences and their functioning have solely turn out to be “customary” for Congress President’s deal with and obituaries. 

A senior chief mentioned he does not have any thought in regards to the letter and would converse solely after the CWC assembly. One other senior chief mentioned it’s an inner matter of the get together and he wouldn’t touch upon it. 

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