Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 25
The newest developments within the Congress led to an intense scrutiny of all that isn’t proper within the Grand Old Party. The commotion started when contents of a letter, by a gaggle of leaders, got here out within the open.
The points flagged centred round issues that many within the get together have been conversing amongst themselves. What brought on consternation within the central management is the presence of senior leaders who appended their signatures to the communication on the best way the affairs are being run, searching for introspection and a approach ahead.
Even although many questioned the timing of the problems or the way wherein these have been made public, the get together management must apply itself to arrest a
sense of drift and deepening
notion round it.
After dealing with two back-to-back setbacks within the General Elections, the actual fact is the Congress is but to delineate a roadmap as to the place it desires to go from right here.
The unilateral choice of Rahul Gandhi final yr to stroll away from the presidentship added to the setback. His mom Sonia Gandhi reshouldered the accountability. On Monday, the interim association was prolonged by one other six months.
That she may have a four-member panel to help her is form of a throwback to an identical path the get together took in August 2011. At that point, Sonia went to the US for a therapy, entrusting the get together affairs to the collective management of Rahul, AK Antony, Janardan Dwivedi and Ahmed Patel.
The get together does want a chief; it will additionally need to attend to the problems that hold cropping up and work on a plan to reposition itself because the principal challenger to the sturdy and formidable BJP.
By all accounts the dissenters have stepped again whereas managing to stir the political cauldron inside the get together. For the time being, the one achievement for this group is continuation of Sonia whose consensual fashion of management gave her the distinctive distinction of being the president of the GOP for twenty years.