Congress President Election News: As the time for the start of the Congress President election process is approaching, in the same way, the stir about the election is increasing. After Shashi Tharoor and Ashok Gehlot, now senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh can also join the race for president. Talking to NDTV, Digvijay Singh neither denied nor agreed to the question of contesting the elections.
Digvijay Singh said that anyone can contest for the post of Congress President. Neither can anyone be stopped nor can anyone forcefully contest elections. The party has had presidents from outside the Gandhi family in the past as well. Digvijay Singh said on the question of entering the election that let’s see what happens. Everyone has the right to contest elections, you will know by September 30.
What did Rahul Gandhi say on contesting elections?
The last date for filing nominations for the Congress President’s election is September 30. Regarding Rahul Gandhi contesting the elections, he said that it seems that Rahul Gandhi is not going to contest the elections, but waits now before going to any conclusion. However, if he has made up his mind not to contest the election, then it is difficult to change it.
“If you want to become president, you have to leave the post of CM”
On the election of Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, Digvijay Singh said that in the Udaipur convention, the party had decided that one person would remain on one post. If he wants to become the president, then he will have to give up the post of chief minister. Ashok Gehlot cannot continue as the President of the party as well as the Chief Minister.
Significantly, Ashok Gehlot has met Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi in Delhi today. Ashok Gehlot has also said that a person can also remain a minister and can also be elected Congress President. Ashok Gehlot had taken a meeting of the legislature party at his residence on the previous day. In which he had indicated to contest the election of Congress President.
Shashi Tharoor is also in the race
Senior leader and MP Shashi Tharoor is also in the race to contest the election of Congress President. He also met Madhusudan Mistry, chairman of the Congress’s Central Election Authority on Wednesday and discussed his candidature. Let us tell you that the notification for the Congress President election will be issued on 22 September, the election will be held on 17 October and the counting of votes will be done on 19 October.
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