- Taking responsibility for losing the Lok Sabha election, Rahul resigned from the post of party president on May 25
- Congress Working Committee wants Rahul to remain president of the party, urged to withdraw his resignation
On resigning as Congress President, Rahul Gandhi also rejected the demand of 51 MPs on Wednesday. The Congress Parliamentary Party meeting was held under the chairmanship of UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi. According to news agency sources, the MPs urged them to withdraw their resignation. But Rahul said that he will no longer be the party president.
Rahul Gandhi had resigned taking the responsibility of the party’s defeat in the Lok Sabha elections review meeting on May 25. Then the Congress Working Committee had asked him not to do this. On the other hand, Youth Congress activists performed outside Rahul’s residence on Wednesday. His demand is that Rahul should not quit Congress presidential rank.
Manishankar had said – Non Gandhi can be party president
Last week Rahul had clearly denied his role in the process of choosing a new president. At the same time, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar had said on Sunday that non-Gandhi can also become the president of the Congress, but the Gandhi family must be active in the party. If Rahul Gandhi remains the president of Congress then it will be good, but his wishes should also be respected. They can help in handling the party during the crisis.
According to sources, Rahul will meet the leaders of three electoral states from Wednesday to start a meeting with leaders of three electoral states from today . On June 26, he called the big leaders of Delhi unit of Haryana and Haryana to Haryana and 28 to his residence. Rahul Gandhi will discuss the strategy of assembly election along with the leaders of all three states stranded in the factionalism. Then it will be decided whether the leadership will change in these states. The general secretaries in charge of respective states will also be present in the meetings. The Incharge General Secretary has already held a meeting of the core committee for the post-election review, but the meetings did not move beyond allegation and reciprocity. In such a situation, Rahul took the decision to convene a meeting.