Ashok Gehlot on Congress President Election: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has made it clear that he will not contest the election of Congress President. After meeting Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi, he said that I kept the whole thing with her in the meeting. He said that yesterday’s incident shook all of us. The message went to the whole country that I want to continue as Chief Minister, I have apologized to Sonia Gandhi. I worked loyally for the Congress for the last 50 years, I became CM for the third time with the blessings of Sonia Gandhi.