Congress President Election: Tharoor-Gehlot is ahead in the race, both the candidates will fill the nomination papers on September 30.

Chandigarh: The nomination process for the Congress President Election has started from September 24. Yesterday, former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot both registered their names in the race to become the President. Shashi Tharoor can file nomination on September 30. Along with this, Gehlot is also likely to file nomination forms on the same day.

Senior leader Shashi Tharoor’s representative called party Central Election Authority Chairman Madhusudan Mistry on the first day to file nominations. Mistry) had taken form. Nominations will be filled by September 30. Elections will be held on October 17 and the new Congress president will be announced on October 19.

Shashi Tharoor has been associated with the Congress for decades
Tharoor has been a key member of the party’s G-23 for 25 years. Has been associated with the Gandhi family for a long time. Along with this, Rajasthan Chief Minister Gehlot, a strong contender to become the next Congress president, made it clear on Friday that there will be no candidate from the Gandhi family this time. It will be the first time in 25 years that the Congress will see a non-Gandhi chief since Sitaram Kesari replaced Sonia Gandhi in 1998 as party president.

9,000 in the election. More than candidates will vote. Anyone can contest and will need 10 candidates to support his candidature. Earlier in the day, Tharoor had asked for five sets of nomination forms in a petition sent for candidature. Currently, the competition for the top post of the Congress party is being seen between Shashi Tharoor and Ashok Gehlot.


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