After going through defeat in Bihar meeting elections and by-elections, a gathering of the particular committee to help Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi goes to happen on Tuesday.
Based on data obtained from sources, there will probably be a gathering at 5 pm by means of video conferencing however its agenda isn’t clear.
This assembly is happening at a time when the problem of evaluate in Congress has been rising after the defeat within the elections. Kapil Sibal, one of many 23 Congress leaders who wrote a letter to Sonia Gandhi a number of months in the past to demand reforms within the get together, has demanded a recent evaluate of the defeat, after which he has come beneath hearth from fellow Congress leaders.
From Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to Delhi Congress president Anil Chaudhary, Congress leaders are concentrating on Sibal for elevating questions.
Amidst all this, the assembly of Sonia Gandhi’s advisory committee is giving rise to a variety of hypothesis. In August, a Particular Committee was shaped to help the interim president of the Congress, Sonia Gandhi on organisational and operational issues.
Ahmed Patel, KC Venugopal, AK Antony, Ambika Soni, Mukul Wasnik, Randeep Surjewala are its members. The necessary factor is that resulting from ailing well being, Ahmed Patel is admitted to the hospital. Regardless of this, questions are being raised about whether or not a brand new storm is coming contained in the Congress.
The Congress is being blamed for the defeat of the Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandhan) within the not too long ago concluded Bihar elections. Within the Mahagathbandhan, the success charge of RJD and the Left events was greater than 50 per cent whereas the Congress may win solely 19 seats out of 70 seats it contested.
Congress obtained solely 9 seats out of 28 in Madhya Pradesh by-election. The Congress couldn’t win a single seat within the by-elections in two meeting seats in Karnataka and eight meeting seats in Gujarat. Congress efficiency was additionally disappointing in UP the place Priyanka Gandhi is in-charge.
RJD leaders have additionally raised questions over Congress get together’s angle in the direction of Bihar Meeting polls. RJD chief Shivanand Tiwari has taken on the get together management saying that they didn’t pay heed to the marketing campaign as many senior leaders like Priyanka Gandhi, former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and even Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi didn’t flip up for the ballot marketing campaign.