New Delhi: Looking for to quell most unique dissension within the to find collectively, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday met a portion of leaders, collectively with some who wrote to her this August nerve-racking a full organisational overhaul.
The highlight of the five-hour meeting, which ended with a notion to keep a ‘chintan shivir‘ at the earliest different to chalk the Congress’ future design, used to be a requirement by Sonia Gandhi’s loyalists that Rahul Gandhi should always to find the to find collectively management again.
Rahul acknowledged that he used to be “ready to take any responsibility given by the to find collectively”, but at the same time talked about that the resolution on presidentship should always be left to the electoral job. His response used to be applauded by the attendees, in accordance to sources.
Overall, the meeting stood out as an ice-breaking session with the ‘letter-writers’ whom Sonia Gandhi assured a constancy of debate and conferences to accommodate their points, apart from announcing that the interior election job used to be underway and a brainstorming conclave love those held in Shimla and Panchmarhi within the past would be held rapidly.
The meeting, which included Sonia Gandhi’s shut friends, used to be vital because it used to be the first effort by the Congress management for a rapprochement with the ‘letter writers’ who had raised questions over the management.
Some leaders love AK Antony, Ashok Gehlot, Ajay Maken and Pawan Bansal wanted Rahul Gandhi to to find the responsibility of Congress president.
The passe Congress chief acknowledged he loved working with the senior leaders as they’d additionally labored along with his father slack Rajiv Gandhi and he knew them since childhood.
Sonia told those new that they had been all a large family and can work collectively to give a dangle to the to find collectively.
The sources acknowledged she additionally gave a streak-forward to keep a meeting rapidly to to find to the bottom of ideological points in some unspecified time in the future of the Congress and the technique of taking on the BJP as additionally to declare of us concerning the ruling to find collectively’s “wide failure” in governance.
The leaders acknowledged they’d faith within the unifying face of to find collectively management and its ideological commitment, in accordance to the sources.
The ‘letter-writers’ wired that their ache used to be to give a dangle to the to find collectively and asserted that they had been no longer “rebels” or “dissidents”, as construed by some.
They acknowledged they’d fully raised points within the to find collectively’s hobby to give a dangle to it, the sources acknowledged. They additionally identified the acrimony at basically the most attention-grabbing CWC meet held near to.
These attending the meeting from amongst the ‘letter-writers’ had been Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, deputy leader of the to find collectively within the Upper Home Anand Sharma, passe chief ministers Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Prithviraj Chavan, and MPs Manish Tewari, Vivek Tankha and Shashi Tharoor.
The sources acknowledged after all americans raised their considerations, Azad acknowledged they had been grateful that the management heard them and hoped the points raised by them would be resolved “with integrity and honesty”.
Asserting that there used to be no dissidence within the Congress, to find collectively leader Pawan Bansal, a Sonia Gandhi loyalist, acknowledged the meeting used to be held on a obvious be aware and in a congenial atmosphere with the total leaders expressing their views and suggesting ways to build the to find collectively stronger.
Sonia additionally agreed that extra working committee conferences should always be held, the sources acknowledged.
This used to be additionally the first time that Sonia met Congress leaders in person since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. The meeting used to be held at the lawns of her 10, Janpath place, which used to be followed by lunch.
Apart from passe Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, AICC favorite secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had been amongst those who attended the meeting.
“Discussions had been held on a obvious be aware at the meeting the place leaders talked concerning the manner to give a dangle to the to find collectively at all phases. Congress chief Sonia Gandhi acknowledged we all are one enormous family and we all should always work to give a dangle to the to find collectively. Rahul Gandhi additionally talked about strengthening the to find collectively,” Bansal told newshounds after the meeting.
“There isn’t very any dissidence within the Congress to find collectively and all are committed to working unitedly to energise the to find collectively and combat all those forces which are attempting to place upend the foundation of India, as enshrined within the Structure and as articulated by the founding fathers of India’s Structure,” Bansal acknowledged.
Congress leader and passe Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan acknowledged this used to be the first meeting to talk about about ways to give a dangle to the to find collectively and extra such conferences would be held.
He acknowledged ‘Chintan Shivir’ love those held within the past in Shimla and Panchmarhi would be organised.
The Congress had organised each and every the Pachmarhi and Shimla ‘Chintan Shivirs’ when the to find collectively used to be within the Opposition. Whereas the Pachmarhi Shivir used to be organised in September 1998 when Sonia had appropriate taken over the to find collectively’s reins, the Shimla Shivir used to be held later in July 2003.
One other Congress leader Harish Rawat acknowledged that every leader spoke about unitedly training strengthening the to find collectively.
Used Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath and senior leader P Chidambaram had been additionally half of the meeting, the sources acknowledged.
Amongst Sonia loyalists had been AK Antony, Ambika Soni, Ashok Gehlot, Harish Rawat, Ajay Maken, Pawan Bansal and Bhakt Charan Das.
Incidentally, AICC favorite secretary (Organisation) KC Venugopal and the to find collectively’s media in-be aware Randeep Surjewala had been no longer half of the meeting. Amongst the famed ‘letter-writers’ who had been absent used to be Kapil Sibal.
The sources added that Chidambaram called for strengthening the PCCs in web site of turning exact into a “favorite secretary-advise to find collectively”. He additionally suggested that favorite secretaries should always exhaust extra time in to find collectively offices, while Anand Sharma acknowledged that they should always be on the ground within the states.
The Congress has already made up our minds to keep elections for the post of Congress president and that job is underway. This followed a stormy Congress Working Committee meeting in August after the letter’s contents turned into public.