After the crushing defeat in five states, a meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) is being held in Delhi today. Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi, MP Rahul Gandhi and general secretary Priyanka Gandhi are present in this meeting. Apart from these, many leaders like Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel, former Union Minister P Chidambaram, Harish Rawat, Rajiv Shukla, Pramod Tiwari also reached the meeting. Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Devendra Yadav Anand Sharma, Digvijay Singh, Ajay Maken and Ghulam Nabi Azad have also attended the meeting.
The Congress has faced defeat in the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur. This meeting of the Congress Working Committee has been held under the chairmanship of Sonia Gandhi to discuss the reasons for the defeat and the strategy ahead.
Before the meeting, Ashok Gehlot supported the leadership of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi and said that Rahul Gandhi is the only person who is the Prime Minister. Narendra Modi Fighting it with full stamina. He also said that in the CWC meeting, there will be a ‘postmortem’ of the electoral defeat and the further strategy will be decided.
Gehlot said, “Many kinds of situations arise in politics, one should not panic about it. We have seen for a long time, ups and downs keep coming, this same Bharatiya Janata Party which is in power today, once got only 2 seats in Parliament. That’s why there are wins and losses in elections, we are not afraid of them.
Significantly, a day before this important meeting, a section of the media had reported that the Gandhi family may offer to resign from the party posts, although the Congress officially denied the news and called it “wrong and mischievous”. was contracted. Let us tell you that Sonia Gandhi has not been campaigning actively for some time, apart from Priyanka Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi has been a star campaigner of Congress. Also, the brother-sister pair plays a major role in important decisions of the party.
The leaders of the ‘G23’ group met on Friday
After the crushing defeat of the Congress in these assembly elections, several leaders of the party’s ‘G23’ group held a meeting on Friday, in which the strategy ahead was discussed. Kapil Sibal, Anand Sharma and Manish Tewari attended the meeting held at the residence of former Rajya Sabha Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad. Sources say that the leaders of ‘G23’ included in the Congress Working Committee may raise the issue of electoral defeat in the CWC meeting and their old demand for necessary changes in the party organization and ensuring accountability. Prominent members of the ‘G23’ group are Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anand Sharma in the Congress Working Committee.