With the Congress not but electing a full time occasion chief after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls debacle, the occasion’s Delhi unit on Sunday handed a unanimous decision asking Rahul Gandhi to return to the highest submit “with immediate effect”.
The decision comes simply days after the occasion’s Working Committee assembly determined to place off the election of the occasion chief to June, citing preoccupation with the marketing campaign for the April-May meeting polls in 4 states, together with West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, and one union territory.
Several senior Congress leaders, together with P. Chidambaram, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anand Sharma, requested for speedy organisational polls through the Congress Working Committee assembly.
However, different leaders together with former union minister A.Okay. Antony in addition to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh stated it ought to be held after state polls.
The arguments put forth by all of the Congress leaders reportedly prompted Gandhi to declare: “Once and for all, finish it and move on.”
After the Congress suffered humiliating drubbing within the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Rahul Gandhi resigned because the occasion chief and requested the occasion’s Working Committee to decide on his successor.
Sonia Gandhi took over because the Congress interim chief after Rahul’s resignation.