Congress chief Kamal Nath’s assembly with get together chief Sonia Gandhi at this time bolstered speak about his elevation to a prime put up, even working president, of the get together.
But prime Congress sources stated after the assembly that there isn’t any plan to nominate any working Congress president or vice chairman, as speculated.
Organizational elections to select a brand new Congress president and members of the Congress Working Committee are prone to be introduced quickly, stated sources, including that the get together management was not anticipated to make any such announcement throughout this course of.
The sources additionally identified that Kamal Nath is presently Congress chief in Madhya Pradesh and in addition the chief of the state legislature get together. Last 12 months , his long-running feud with Jyotiraditya Scindia boiled over and led to his authorities in Madhya Pradesh collapsing after Mr Scindia switched to the BJP, taking numerous Congress MLAs with him.
Kamal Nath, 74, is without doubt one of the senior most politicians within the Congress, is near the Gandhis and has working relationship with leaders throughout events. But extra considerably, he has shut ties with members of the “G-23” or the group of 23 “dissenters” within the Congress, who wrote to Sonia Gandhi final 12 months calling for sweeping modifications, together with collective decision-making and “full- time, seen management”.
Sources say Sonia Gandhi is utilizing Kamal Nath’s abilities to succeed in out to the leaders who’ve been upset for a while.
The Congress’s inner elections have been delay three. In May, the get together deferred the polls once more on account of a spike in Covid instances within the second wave.
Reports recommend the Congress polls may very well be held after the monsoon session of parliament.
In January, Rahul Gandhi had stated throughout a celebration assembly fraught with arguments: “Once and for all, end it and transfer on.”
The final organizational elections had been held in 1997.
Sonia Gandhi took over as interim president in 2019 after her son Rahul give up the put up over the Congress’s nationwide election drubbing.
Both have dominated themselves out as candidates. Rahul Gandhi has stated a non-Gandhi must be given an opportunity.