New Delhi, August 25
Senior Congress chief Kapil Sibal, who’s among the many 23 social gathering leaders who’ve written to Sonia Gandhi looking for an organisational overhaul, stated on Tuesday that “it is not about a post” however in regards to the nation that issues most.
A day after a stormy Congress Working Committee (CWC) assembly, Sibal made the remarks in a cryptic tweet.
“It’s not about a post. It’s about my country which matters most,” he tweeted, with out elaborating.
After the seven-hour assembly of the social gathering’s high decision-making physique, the CWC urged Sonia Gandhi to proceed as its interim chief until an AICC session may be convened and authorised her to impact crucial organisational modifications to cope with the challenges dealing with the social gathering.
It made it clear nobody will likely be permitted to undermine or weaken the social gathering and its management.
The CWC additionally resolved that inner-party points can’t be deliberated by means of the media or in public fora and all such points have to be raised throughout the social gathering “in the interest of propriety and discipline”.
Some senior Congress leaders, together with Sibal and Shashi Tharoor, met at their senior colleague Ghulam Nabi Azad’s home right here on Monday night after the CWC debated their letter to Sonia Gandhi looking for pressing organisational reforms.
The assembly was additionally attended by Mukul Wasnik and Manish Tewari, together with another signatories to the letter who had been current within the nationwide capital, sources stated.
The leaders mentioned the decision handed on the CWC assembly.
Having a “full time” management that’s energetic within the discipline and “visible” in social gathering workplaces, devolution of powers to state models and revamping the CWC in step with the social gathering structure are among the far-reaching recommendations made by 23 senior Congress leaders in a letter to social gathering chief Sonia Gandhi to revive the organisation.
Sibal had hit out at Rahul Gandhi on Twitter on Monday for a purported comment slamming the letter writers.
Sibal, who isn’t part of the CWC, withdrew his tweet a little bit later after being “informed by Rahul Gandhi personally that he never said what was attributed to him”.
The Congress additionally formally denied that Rahul Gandhi had accused any social gathering chief of “colluding with the BJP”.
Rahul, it’s learnt, launched a pointy assault in opposition to the signatories of the letter, questioning their timing in addition to the truth that they went public with their grievances. PTI