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Congress presidential poll battle intensifies; Ashok Gehlot meets Sonia Gandhi, Shashi Tharoor enquires about nomination - Top points | India News

Congress presidential ballot battle intensifies; Ashok Gehlot meets Sonia Gandhi, Shashi Tharoor enquires about nomination – Prime factors | Information

New Delhi: The battle for the upcoming Congress presidential ballot has intensified because the occasion’s senior leaders Ashok Gehlot and Shashi Tharoor arrived in Delhi on Wednesday (September 21, 2022). Whereas Gehlot, the Rajasthan chief minister, who has already indicated that he might enter the occasion’s presidential election fray, met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi at her 10, Janpath residence, Tharoor, the Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram, met the occasion’s central election authority chairman Madhusudan Mistry and enquired in regards to the nomination formalities. Each the leaders are stated to be making ready to contest the All India Congress Committee (AICC) presidential ballot, for which, the election, if there may be multiple candidate, will happen on October 17.

In keeping with reviews, the Congress presidential ballot was additionally on the agenda through the discussions between Gehlot and Sonia Gandhi. The Rajasthan chief minister is now more likely to attain Kochi (Kerala) on Thursday and make a last-ditch effort to persuade Congress chief Rahul Gandhi to take over the reins of the grand outdated occasion. Rahul is at present main his occasion’s 150-day lengthy “Bharat Jodo Yatra” in Kerala.

Speaking to reporters after touchdown in Delhi from Jaipur, Gehlot, in a transparent indication that he may throw his hat within the ring for the Congress presidential ballot, stated he’ll file his nomination if the occasion individuals want so and fulfil any duty given to him. The 71-year-old, nevertheless, additionally stated that he’ll make a last-ditch effort to persuade Rahul Gandhi to take up the occasion president’s submit.

“The occasion and the excessive command have given me all the pieces. I’ve been on posts for 40-50 years. For me, no submit is vital, I’ll fulfil any duty given to me,” he stated.

जिन वर्तमान हालात में हम लोग चल रहे हैं, उसमें एक तरफ राहुल गांधी जी यात्रा कर रहे हैं, उस यात्रा से ही भारतीय जनता पार्टी में बेचैनी पैदा हो गई है, जो मुद्दे उन्होंने उठाए हैं महंगाई और बेरोजगारी के अलावा भी, देश के अंदर जो हालात बने हुए हैं, उसको लेकर पूरा मुल्क चिंतित है। pic.twitter.com/VZKljlQpR6
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) September 21, 2022

आज मुझे पार्टी ने सबकुछ दिया है, हाईकमान ने सबकुछ दिया है, पिछले 40 साल, 50 साल से मैं पदों पर ही हूं, मेरे लिए अब कोई पद इम्पोर्टेंट नहीं है, मेरे लिए है कि किस प्रकार से मैं जो भी जिम्मेदारी मिलेगी मुझे या जो जिम्मेदारी मुझे लेनी चाहिए, वो मैं निभाऊंगा।
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) September 21, 2022

Then again, Tharoor reached the AICC headquarters in Delhi and spoke to Mistry at his workplace.

Requested about his assembly with Tharoor, Mistry advised information company ANI that he cleared his enquiry on the voters’ checklist, election agent and the submitting of nomination.

“He (Tharoor) shall be sending an individual on (September) 24 to gather the (nomination) kinds. He was glad,” Mistry stated.

The assembly was primarily about queries on formalities for submitting of nomination, he added.

Senior Congress chief and MP Shashi Tharoor meets Congress Central Election Authority chairman, Madhusudan Mistry.

(Supply: AICC) pic.twitter.com/mK6Km9yyi5
— ANI (@ANI) September 21, 2022

#WATCH | We answered all his (Shashi Tharoor) queries relating to Congress Presidential election. We defined to him about electoral rule, variety of brokers & their roles, mentioned how one can fill out the shape for Election: Madhusudan Mistry, Cong Central Election Authority chairman pic.twitter.com/hVhkbFTooW
— ANI (@ANI) September 21, 2022

Earlier on Monday, Tharoor had additionally met Sonia Gandhi and had expressed his intention to contest the upcoming AICC chief polls, whereas the Congress president reportedly conveyed that she would keep “impartial” within the elections.

Congress items in Punjab, Telangana go resolutions in search of Rahul Gandhi as occasion president

In the meantime, the Congress’ state items in Punjab and Telangana on Wednesday handed a decision backing Rahul Gandhi for the submit of the occasion president. Round a dozen Pradesh Congress Committees have thus far handed resolutions backing Gandhi as Congress chief, a submit he give up in 2019 after the Lok Sabha debacle.

After greater than twenty years, the grand outdated occasion is more likely to see a contest for the submit of its chief. The occasion final noticed a contest for the submit in November 2000, when Jitendra Prasada had misplaced to Sonia Gandhi. Previous to that, Sitaram Kesri had defeated Sharad Pawar and Rajesh Pilot in 1997.

(With company inputs)

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