Sonia Gandhi to meet Congress ‘dissenters’ ahead of party’s internal election


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Sonia Gandhi to meet 23 Congress ‘dissenters’ ahead of party’s internal election

In what may be seen as an act of placation, Congress President Sonia Gandhi will meet dissenters on December 19, knowledgeable sources informed India TV. The key meet comes ahead of the party’s internal election which is anticipated to happen quickly. The assembly with the get together dissidents is being thought-about an try to placate the leaders earlier than the election.

The election will likely be held for the remaining time period of Congress president. It can also be anticipated to happen for the working committee, the best decision-making physique of the Congress get together. 

Apart from a number of dissidents, senior leaders together with Kamal Nath and Ashok Gehlot may also participate within the assembly amongst others. The determination to attain out to the dissidents additionally intends to guarantee easy crusing for Rahul Gandhi if he decides to contest the election for the submit of the president once more. 

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Congress CWC consists of 23 members, 12 are elected members  and 11 are nominated by Congress president. Amongst the elected members of CWC, six needs to be from common class, 4 ladies and two seats are reserved for members  from SC/ST and OBC neighborhood.

For any candidate to contest the election he/she wants a proposal from atleast 10 AICC members to contest the election. 

There are 1500 AICC members who will likely be electing Congress president and CWC members. The Central Election Authority has despatched a proposal for digital Identify Cards for all of the voters, nonetheless, the election will likely be carried out by way of poll paper.


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