Mallikarjun Kharge will continue to be the leader of the opposition in the Rajya Sabha.
The party has not taken any decision on the resignation
New Delhi. Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge is likely to continue as the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha for the time being. Sources said the party has not taken a decision on his resignation, which he tendered while contesting for the Congress president’s election. When asked about Kharge, AICC General Secretary (Communications) Jairam Ramesh said, “Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge will work with the opposition parties not only as the President of the Congress Party but also as the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha.” ‘
Jairam Ramesh said that there was no discussion on Kharge’s continuation as the Leader of the Opposition in the meeting of the Parliamentary Strategy Group held at Sonia Gandhi’s residence on Saturday evening. He told reporters, ‘Sonia Gandhi is the president of our parliamentary party and Kharge is the president of our party. This issue cannot be discussed in the committee meeting. Whatever steps have to be taken, she will decide the head of our parliamentary party.
Mallikarjun Kharge sent his resignation in October
mallikarjun kharge Sent his resignation to Sonia Gandhi in October while contesting for the post of Congress President. Sources said that many senior Congress leaders are participating in the ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’. It is believed that he will not attend the winter session of Parliament, so no decision has been taken on this issue.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : December 04, 2022, 00:21 IST