Congress President Election: Will there be a contest between Ashok Gehlot and Shashi Tharoor?

Congress Presidential Election: Congress The race for the post of President has become interesting. Shashi Tharoor, a three-time Member of Parliament from Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram, who has indicated to contest the election, met Sonia Gandhi on Monday morning. There was news that Tharoor had sought permission from party president Sonia Gandhi to contest the election and she got the approval.
Clarifying the party’s stand on these claims, General Secretary Jairam Ramesh He said that whoever wants to contest the election is not only free for him, but he is also welcome. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi have always had this stand. It is a democratic and transparent process. No one needs anyone’s permission to contest elections.

An attempt to convince Rahul Gandhi 

On the other hand, the Congress Most of the state committees are passing resolutions to make Rahul Gandhi the party president again. This resolution was first passed by the Rajasthan Congress. After this, in the meeting of provincial representatives in the states of Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Bengal, Maharashtra, Bihar, UP etc. “Rahul Lao” Motion passed. However, suspense remains on whether Rahul Gandhi will file his nomination under this pressure or not.

Will Ashok Gehlot become the Chief Minister of Rajasthan?

Sources say that if Rahul Gandhi is not ready to return to the post of President, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will finally file his nomination for the post. According to sources, Sonia Gandhi had discussed this with him a few weeks ago. However, Gehlot clearly believes that Rahul Gandhi should become the Congress President.

How will the competition with Shashi Tharoor be?

< It has to be seen that if Rahul Gandhi does not agree, will there be a contest between Ashok Gehlot and Shashi Tharoor for the post of Congress President? Anyway, it is anyone's guess how much Tharoor will be able to challenge Gehlot. The real challenge for Gehlot will be how to put his stamp on the chief minister's chair in Rajasthan after taking over as the party president in Delhi, which has been eyed by Sachin Pilot for a long time.
< br />Nomination for the election of Congress President will be held from 24 to 30 September. Voting will be held on October 17 and the results will be out on October 19. There is every possibility that after 24 years, a leader outside the Gandhi family is going to take over the reins of the Congress.

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