G-23 Congress leaders Prithviraj Chavan, Anand Sharma and Bhupinder Singh Hooda met on Tuesday with Ghulam Nabi Azad, who has resigned from the social gathering and can maintain his first public assembly in Jammu within the first week of September.
G-23 leaders plan to contest the social gathering’s presidential elections that are scheduled for October 17.
Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, who’s more likely to throw his hat within the ring, has mentioned so, nonetheless. “Let’s wait a second. Sources say Tharoor and former Maharashtra chief minister Chavan are possible candidates to problem the Gandhis’ candidate.
With Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot rising as a frontrunner for Congress President being seen because the choose of interim chief Sonia Gandhi, though some need Rahul Gandhi again – with Gehlot additionally placing his identify ahead, the G-23 was speculated to have determined to current a candidate if no Gandhi offered himself.
However, it remained to be seen if he would because it appeared unlikely that Sonia Gandhi’s alternative could be challenged.
The final time an election was held for the put up of Congress President was in 2000, when Jitendra Prasada challenged Sonia Gandhi however misplaced.