Senior Congress chief Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday reiterated his demand for overhaul of the celebration and stated there is no such thing as a change in his demand for holding inside elections. He stated these elections are mandatory if Congress needs to develop into a nationwide different.
“Congress is at its lowest within the final 72 years. Congress doesn’t have even the put up of Chief of Opposition in Lok Sabha over the last two phrases. However Congress received 9 seats in Ladakh hill council elections whilst we weren’t anticipating such a optimistic outcome,” Azad stated.
Questioning the celebration’s management, Azad stated, “Until the time, we alter our means of performing at each degree, issues received’t change. Management wants to present a programme to celebration employees and maintain elections for posts. One must be so indispensable that management asks for you in your absence.”
Looking for elections to revive the celebration, the senior Congress chief stated, “I’m giving a clear chit to Gandhis on account of Covid-19 pandemic as they’ll’t do a lot proper now. There’s no change in our calls for. They’ve agreed to most of our calls for. Our management ought to maintain elections in the event that they wish to develop into a nationwide different and revive the celebration.”
Azad, together with 22 different leaders, had rebelled earlier this 12 months on August 7 and despatched a letter to Congress chief, calling for a “seen”, “efficient” and “full-time” chief; elections in any respect ranges within the celebration; and establishing an institutional management mannequin to collectively information the celebration, amongst different steps.
4 of the 23 leaders — Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mukul Wasnik, Anand Sharma and Jitin Prasada — have been then members of the celebration’s working committee CWC. Different senior leaders who’ve signed the letter included Kapil Sibal, Shashi Tharoor, Manish Tiwari, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, and Prithviraj Chavan.
The letter had sparked stormy and marathon session of the Congress Working Committee (CWC), the very best decision-making physique within the celebration, adopted by heavy criticism of those that signed the letter, and the main target of the dialogue was largely on its timing, and its leak, reasonably than on its substance.