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Mallikarjun Kharge can also contest for the post of Congress President, provided Sonia Gandhi…

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Mallikarjun Kharge’s name is in the news for the election for the post of Congress President to be held on October 17.
Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and former Union Minister Kharge is considered a trusted confidant of the Nehru-Gandhi family.
Kharge has told Sonia Gandhi that whatever decision the party takes, he will abide by it: Sources

Bangalore. Senior party leader M Mallikarjun Kharge will also not hesitate to contest for the post of All Party President, if Congress President Sonia Gandhi says so. A source close to the senior leader said this on Wednesday. The name of Kharge, a former Union minister and a trusted lieutenant of the Nehru-Gandhi family, is in the news for the election for the post of Congress President to be held on October 17. The nomination process for this election will continue till September 30.

This close aide of Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha said, “Kharge has told Sonia Gandhi that whatever decision the party takes, he will abide by it.” He said Kharge will eventually do what the party (Sonia Gandhi) tells him to do.

‘Good relations with opposition leaders like Pawar-Yechury’
A Congress leader said Kharge has a “good association and relationship” with opposition leaders like Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar and CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury which will be an “additional advantage” and he is “sharp as ever”. – There are also ‘.

At the same time, another leader said, ‘Even in Hindi speaking areas, people like him for his Hindi.’ Sources close to the 80-year-old Kharge, however, also said that they believe that only the Nehru-Gandhi family has “unknown charm and charisma” and no one else in the entire country has that kind of influence.

Sources said Kharge, who has advocated the return of Rahul Gandhi as Congress president, believes that the Lok Sabha elections are just two years away and it is a “huge task” to tour the country and take the party forward. The close aide said, “He (Kharge) did not deny anything said by the party. The party took care of him, whatever the party decides, he will accept it.

Tags: Congress Presidential Election, Mallikarjun Kharge, Sonia Gandhi

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