October 1, 2020

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Leadership in focus, CWC meet today: What we know so far
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On this file picture dated August 10, 2019, then outgoing Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Congress basic secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at a tribute-paying ceremony of former Delhi CM Shiela Dikshit at Shankar Lal Auditorium in New Delhi.

The Congress is ready for a stormy assembly of its working committee (CWC) at present at 11 am as it stands divided on the management challenge with a bit demanding “collective” management and one other reposing religion within the Gandhi family. An enormous brainstorming is anticipated as Congress President Sonia Gandhi has expressed her unwillingness to proceed on the submit. If sources are to believed, Sonia Gandhi is prone to provide her resignation within the Congress Working Committee (CWC) assembly, the very best decision-making physique of the get together. 

Nonetheless, get together spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala stated: “Reviews of Sonia Gandhi resigning from her submit of Congress president are false.”

Maharashtra Congress leaders handed a decision on Sunday, stating that Sonia Gandhi to proceed as get together chief. The CWC assembly comes within the backdrop of letters written by nearly 20 leaders together with Kapil Sibal, Shashi Tharoor, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Prithviraj Chavan, Vivek Tankha and Anand Sharma calling for ‘full time’ lively management, sweeping reforms and elevating questions in regards to the get together’s situation and path, in addition to demanding the election of the CWC. The leaders have additionally demanded “collective management” within the get together. 

Sections of the get together really feel that the uncertainty over the management challenge ought to finish quickly as it should assist the get together tackle the BJP-led authorities extra forcefully.

There was a clamour inside a bit of Congressmen for Rahul Gandhi to take over because the president of the grand outdated get together once more. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday wrote a letter to Rahul Gandhi, urging him to return because the president of the get together. Goa Congress unit additionally backed Gandhi family. 

Structure of the central parliamentary board (with get together chief and 9 others) to determine on organisational issues and insurance policies. All everlasting and particular invitees to the CWC have been invited to the assembly, the place the management challenge can be prone to be mentioned, apart from the present political state of affairs within the nation.

Congress CWC meet: What we all know to date

  • Could 25, 2020: Rahul Gandhi resigns as Congress President
  • Aug 10, 2019: Congress elects Sonia Gandhi as interim president
  • Aug 17, 2020: Suspended member Sanjay Jha tweets that 100 Congressmen have written to Sonia Gandhi complaining about management drift. Congress formally denies the declare.

What letter by prime 23 partymen says,

  • As much as 300 Congress office-bearers, ex-CMs, ex Ministers, and MPs signal letter to Sonia saying get together is in state of drift and decline and there’s a want for pressing correctives
  • The signatories embody distinguished names like Ghulam Nabi Azad, Prithviraj Chavan,  Kapil Sibal, Shashi Tharoor, Vivek Tankha, Raj Babbar, Sandeep Dikshit, Manish Tewari and Anand Sharma

What letter suggests

Appointment of full-time and efficient management lively in area and out there at nationwide and PCC headquarters.

Elections in any respect ranges in a clear method, together with for CWC

Institutional management mechanism to collectively information revival

Have to unite opposition, rally events headed by those that left Congress

Creating Situations:

Sonia prone to insist on resigning at at present’s CWC assembly

Demand for Rahul Gandhi to take over prone to be raised within the assembly. Nonetheless, he’s unlikely to just accept it.

Sonia might keep on, however on the situation {that a} letter is chosen inside a restricted time-frame. Proposal for 2-Four vice-presidents/ working presidents doing rounds.

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