Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 24
After a marathon assembly stretching seven hours on Monday, the Congress Working Commitee backed the continuation of Sonia Gandhi as occasion chief and handed a decision expressing religion in her management after she requested to be relieved within the wake of calls for from some leaders for a full-time, lively president.
The decision additionally authorised her to make adjustments within the organisations construction to strengthen the occasion.
All CWC members, together with former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, veterans AK Antony and Ambika Soni and former occasion chief Rahul Gandhi, questioned the timing of the letter written by some occasion leaders together with Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kapil Sibal, Anand Sharma, Manish Tewari and a few others in search of a full time lively president and described its leakage to the media as unlucky.
Cornered on the meet, signatory Ghulam Nabi Azad later advised The Tribune he was glad on the continuation of Sonia Gandhi.
“We never had any problems with her continuation. We knew Rahul Gandhi didn’t want to be president and Sonia Gandhi’s term as interim chief was getting over and she also didn’t want to continue so we wrote the letter asking to be consulted for the appointment of full time president. Our letter was written in the interest of the party and we never questioned Sonia ji’s leadership,” stated Azad after Antony referred to as his letter “cruel” and Soni questioned the letter saying the occasion had given Azad so many positions.
Soni additionally demanded disciplinary motion in opposition to the signatories.
The CWC whereas rejecting Sonia’s provide to be relieved and her suggestion to begin the method to discover a new chief attacked Azad and different signatories to the letter with Azad providing to resign in opposition to some occasion leaders alluding that signatories had been influenced by the BJP.
The committee with majority lauded the management of Sonia Gandhi asking her to proceed and determine the longer term plan of action.
The assembly additionally noticed Rahul Gandhi attacking the signatories over the letter’s timing because it was despatched when Sonia was hospitalised, and when the occasion was bother taking pictures in Rajasthan.