Sonia Gandhi may step down as Congress interim president, Kamal Nath likely to replace her: Sources

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Sonia Gandhi took over the command of the Congress in July 2019 after son Rahul determined to step down following the get together humiliating loss within the Lok Sabha polls underneath his management. 

Sonia Gandhi is likely to step down as interim Congress president and is likely to be replace by veteran get together chief Kamal Nath, sources inside the get together mentioned. Kamal Nath, 74, met each Sonia and Priyanka Gandhi in New Delhi on Thursday triggering talks of management change within the grand outdated get together. 

According to sources, the Congress is engaged on a plan to overhaul the get together which may see heads of a number of state items get replaced. A session of All India Congress Committee (AICC) may be convened in August. 

Sonia Gandhi took over the command of the Congress in July 2019 after son Rahul determined to step down following the get together humiliating loss within the Lok Sabha polls underneath his management. With Sonia Gandhi’s well being limiting her involvement in get together’s actions, calls for have been raised from inside the organisation for a full-time president. 

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The G-23 (Group 23) of veteran leaders together with Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma, Shashi Tharoor, Kapil Sibal and Manish Tewari have put forth their view of a change in management on a a number of events.

Kamal Nath – Congress veteran, Gandhis’ confidante

Kamal Nath is taken into account to be a confidante of the Congress first household. He is alleged to have a stronghold contained in the organisation and better acceptability among the many prime leaders. In 2002, he was appointed as the final secretary of the Congress get together. This was when Sonia Gandhi was nonetheless rising as a pacesetter and was confronted with the problem to defeat Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led BJP within the subsequent Lok Sabha polls. He can also be thought-about a favorite of Rahul who served as the president of the Congress from December 2017 to July 2019.

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A 9-time Parliamentarian from Madhya Pradesh’s Chhindwara, Nath was thought-about a Delhi politician who spent most of his life within the nationwide capital. But he was appointed as the chief of Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee in 2018 and despatched to his house state to lead the get together in meeting elections. He assumed the workplace of Chief Minister on December 17, 2018 and resigned on March 20, 2020 after he failed to safeguard his authorities following a insurrection by Jyotiraditya Scindia who defected to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with 22 MLAs.

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