A day after the high drama in Rajasthan, Rajasthan Congress in-charge Ajay Maken and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge met party interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Monday.
The ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan has threatened to derail the Congress's dream of revival, and may have broader implications at the national level, as Ashok Gehlot supporters were adamant in their choice of candidate for Rajasthan Chief minister.
The supporters of CM Ashok Gehlot are not ready to budge on the choice of the chief minister, should Gehlot become the president of the Congress party.
With the Rajasthan Congress Legislature Party meeting today in Jaipur, there are chances that the party might decide on Ashok Gehlot’s successor on Sunday itself.
Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi has appointed senior leader Mallikarjun Kharge and Ajay Maken as ‘Observers’ to attend the meeting of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) to decide the next CM
With the adroit Ashok Gehlot all set to contest for the post of president of the Congress party, speculation is rife about who will be the next Chief minister of Rajasthan.
Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that whoever becomes the president of the Congress party should remember that he represents a set of ideas, a belief system, and the vision of India.
With the dates for filing nomination papers for the post of Congress president inching closer, Rajasthan Chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday met party interim chief Sonia Gandhi at her residence.
Amid speculation about Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor running for Congress president, party general secretary Tariq Anwar stated that the Congress is a democratic party and that everyone is free to run for office.
With the Gandhi family unlikely to throw its hat in the ring, the Congress might have to choose its next president from two veteran leaders with completely different personalities: Ashok Gehlot and Shashi Tharoor. While Rajasthan Chief minister Gehlot will bring the rustic charm to his age-old approach to politics, Tharoor represents the suave and