New Delhi. Four members of the party’s ‘G23’ group, Anand Sharma, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Prithviraj Chavan and Manish Tewari, held a meeting on Thursday in the backdrop of the election for the post of Congress president and the political crisis in Rajasthan. According to sources, the meeting of these four leaders took place at Anand Sharma’s residence. It is being told that these leaders discussed about the election of Congress President.
Let me tell you, there was a discussion in the past that Manish Tewari can contest the election for the post of president, although sources close to him say that he has not yet received the nomination papers. After the meeting, Chavan said that it is good that elections are being held democratically. Let the names come to the fore. We have heard of some names, whichever candidate is the best, we will support him.
Digvijay Singh will also contest elections
Another candidate’s name has officially been added to the race for the post of Congress President. Congress veteran Digvijay Singh announced on Thursday that he too will contest the election for the post of Congress President. For this he has also collected nomination papers. Digvijay Singh, who came to Delhi said that I have come here to collect my nomination form and will file nomination tomorrow.
Know when the election will be held
According to the announced schedule for the election of Congress President, the notification was issued on September 22 and the process of filing nomination papers started from September 24, which will continue till September 30. The last date for withdrawal of nomination papers is October 8. In case of more than one candidate, polling will be held on October 17 and results will be declared on October 19.
Tags:, Congress Presidential Election, Sonia Gandhi
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 29, 2022, 23:34 IST