In the interim, Digvijaya Singh, who gathered his selection papers yesterday for the Congress political decision, has quit the challenge, sources said.
New Delhi: Mallikarjun Kharge is the most recent to join the challenge for Congress president as the applicant supported by the party central leadership and will leave as Head of Resistance in Rajya Sabha as per the ‘one individual one post’ rule, said sources.
Mr Kharge, the Head of Resistance in Rajya Sabha, will record his selection for the October 17 political decision today as the second up-and-comer close by Shashi Tharoor, sources said. Digvijaya Singh, who gathered his selection papers yesterday, has quit the challenge in the wake of meeting Mr Kharge at his home today, they said.
Mr Tharoor also is supposed to record his assignment today, the last day of utilizations for the political race. The cutoff time for the applications is 3 pm.
Congress veteran KC Venugopal, a vital helper of the Gandhis, the previous evening passed on to Mr Kharge the central leadership’s choice for him to join the race regardless of the Gandhis saying that they would stay unbiased, sources said.
Mr Kharge will leave as the Head of Resistance in Rajya Sabha as per the ‘one individual one post’ rule chose by the party recently, said sources.
A similar rule applied to Rajasthan Boss Pastor Ashok Gehlot who quit the race in the wake of meeting Sonia Gandhi yesterday. He told columnists he won’t challenge the political decision taking “moral obligation” for the public insubordination by his followers and that he has apologized to Mrs Gandhi.
In the mean time, previous Haryana Boss Priest Bhupinder Singh Hooda, a critical individual from the “G-23” gathering of protesters who had shot off a hazardous letter to Mrs Gandhi in 2020 over hierarchical changes in the party, has supported Mr Kharge’s candidature, said sources.
One more Congress pioneer, Ajay Maken was likewise considered for the challenge till the previous evening as a part of Congress pioneers demanded a more youthful pioneer to get everything taken care of, said sources. Mukul Wasnik, one among the “G-23” pioneers, could likewise be a piece of the race, they had shown.
Mr Gehlot was viewed as the best option of the Gandhis for the top post until his odds were good that harmed by the defiance by his followers who said they wouldn’t acknowledge Sachin Pilot, who had opposed him in 2020, as his substitution as the Central Priest.
The Congress, in the mean time, gave cautioning to the followers of Mr Gehlot in Rajasthan, who are as of now blamed for indiscipline. Mr Venugopal said solid move will be made for articulations on the party’s “inner issues and against different pioneers”.
This is the first Congress president political decision in quite a while. The Gandhi relatives have wouldn’t challenge clearing a path for other senior pioneers to head the party.