The CWC asked Sonia Gandhi to lead Congress from the front
The Congress Labor Committee on Sunday called on Acting Congress President Sonia Gandhi to lead from the front, address organizational weaknesses, make necessary and comprehensive organizational changes to meet political challenges. Speaking to ANI, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said on Sunday that Sonia Gandhi would remain as party leader.
“The Acting President of Congress, Sonia Gandhi, will lead us and take the future steps. We all have confidence in her leadership,” Mallikarjun Kharge said. After the conclusion of the CWC meeting, Indian National Congress Secretary General KC Venugopal said: “The party accepts that due to the shortcomings of our strategy, we cannot effectively expose the mismanagement of state governments. of the BJP in four states and overcome anti-incumbency in Punjab state soon after effecting a leadership change.”
“The CWC unanimously reaffirms its faith in the leadership of Sonia Gandhi and calls on the President of Congress to take the lead, address organizational weaknesses, make necessary and comprehensive organizational changes to meet political challenges,” he added. Venugopal further added that the Congress party represents “the hopes of millions of Indians against the political authoritarianism that prevails in the country today and the party is fully aware of its immense responsibility.”
Accepting the electoral verdict of the last round of Assembly elections, the Congress Party assured its workers and the people of India that it would continue to remain a vigilant and vibrant opposition. Congress President Sonia Gandhi, former party leader Rahul Gandhi, general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, KC Venugopal, opposition leader in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, party leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and P Chidambaram attended the Congress working committee meeting.
The CWC meeting comes against the backdrop of its poor performance in the just-concluded assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Manipur. (ANI)
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