Polls for Congress president post to be held on October 17

New Delhi: In a meeting held on Sunday, Congress Working Committee (CWC) decided to conduct the polls for president post of the grand-old part will be held on October 17 while the counting of votes will take place on October 19.

Said the Congress MP KC Venugopal: “CWC met under Sonia Gandhi and approved the final schedule. Nomination process for post of Congress president will be from September 24 to September 30. Elections to be held on October 17 and counting of polls & declaration of results will be on October 19.”

The elections were mandated as the party’s former chief Rahul Gandhi had stepped down as the Congress president. His decision was taken in a backdrop of ‘poor performance’ in the Lok Sabha election 2019.

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After which, Sonia Gandhi took over the charge as the interim chief of Congress.

In the latest, political senior leader Ghulam Navi Azad who quit the Congress a few days back had made several attacks on party’s leadership.

In his five-pages long resignation, he addressed Sonia Gandhi and alleged that most of the decisions are taken by Rahul Gandhi or worse, by his bodyguards.

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