The Congress has known as a gathering of its legislature social gathering in Rajasthan at Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s Jaipur residence at 7 pm on Sunday, amid the management change buzz following the announcement that he’ll contest the social gathering president ballot. Congress president Sonia Gandhi has appointed Mallikarjun Kharge as an observer together with basic secretary in-charge Rajasthan Ajay Maken. They’ll attend the assembly of the Congress Legislature Occasion (CLP) of the Rajasthan Legislative Meeting, AICC basic secretary organisation Okay C Venugopal mentioned on Saturday.
Earlier within the day, Maken met Sonia Gandhi and mentioned points associated to Rajasthan intimately. That is the second CLP assembly inside every week. The final assembly was held on September 20.
Sources mentioned the management of the federal government going ahead if Gehlot is elected as social gathering chief, is more likely to be on the assembly agenda. Gehlot turned the primary individual to announce his candidature for the AICC presidential ballot on Friday and mentioned former president Rahul Gandhi has advised him that nobody from the Gandhi household ought to turn into the following social gathering chief.
The chief minister additionally mentioned that the decision on his successor can be taken by Sonia Gandhi and Maken. Gehlot’s remarks got here a day after Rahul Gandhi batted for the “one man, one submit” idea within the social gathering, according to the ‘Chintan Shivir’ reforms.
Speaking to reporters in Kochi, Gehlot had mentioned, “I’ll repair the date (to submit the nomination papers) after going again (to Rajasthan), however I’ve determined that I should contest. It’s a query of democracy and allow us to make a brand new begin.” Later within the day, Gehlot advised reporters in Shirdi that the talk on “one man, one submit” is pointless and that he wish to serve the folks of his state all his life. He additionally mentioned his statements on eager to serve the folks of Rajasthan are being interpreted in numerous methods.
Curiously, Congress chief Sachin Pilot on Friday met Rajasthan Meeting Speaker CP Joshi amid speculations of a change of guard within the state. Pilot had met Joshi in his chamber within the state Meeting, the place a number of social gathering MLAs had been additionally current.
In line with social gathering sources, Pilot is the principle contender for the chief minister’s submit however Joshi’s title can be doing the rounds. Joshi is a former state Congress president and was a contender for the submit in 2008 however misplaced the Meeting elections by one vote at the moment.
After over twenty years, the Congress is ready to see a contest for the submit of social gathering chief with Gehlot, who has introduced his candidature, anticipated to tackle Shashi Tharoor, who had the nomination kinds collected from AICC headquarters in Delhi on Saturday. In line with a notification issued by the social gathering on Thursday, the method for submitting nominations for the election can be held from September 24 to 30.
The date for scrutiny of the nomination papers is October 1, whereas the final date for withdrawal of nominations is October 8. The ultimate record of candidates can be printed at 5 pm on October 8.
The polling, if wanted, can be held on October 17. The counting of votes can be taken up on October 19 and the outcomes can be declared the identical day.
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