Sonia Gandhi has been elected the interim president of the party in the Congress Working Committee meeting held on Saturday to elect the Congress President.
After the meeting ended, Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Harish Rawat said that Sonia Gandhi has been elected as the interim president and Rahul Gandhi's resignation from the post of president has also been accepted.
After the meeting, Congress General Secretary Venugopal and party spokesman Randeep Surjewala said that in the second meeting of the Congress Working Committee, three resolutions were unanimously passed.
1- Rahul Gandhi came as a new ray of hope and led the party. The party thanked him for this. After the defeat in the Lok Sabha elections, Rahul Gandhi resigned taking responsibility for this. His resignation has been accepted. However, they have been requested to continue to show the party the way forward.
2- The Working Committee learned the views of all the state leaders of Congress and passed a resolution that everyone wishes that Rahul should continue in his post. An appeal was made to Rahul Gandhi to withdraw his resignation, which he turned down and said that the link of responsibility should start from him. An appeal was made to Sonia Gandhi to take charge of the party. And he has been elected the interim president of the party until a full-time president is elected.
3- The issue of Jammu and Kashmir was discussed in the working committee and the proposal was passed that the government would be requested to send a team of opposition parties to Jammu Kashmir to take stock of the situation.
During the meeting, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi told the media that the Kashmir issue was discussed in the meeting.
Rahul Gandhi said that in the midst of a meeting to elect the Congress President, there were reports of violence in some areas of Jammu and Kashmir and the death of some people, after which he was called there.
He said that "the situation in Jammu and Kashmir has become very bad, after which the issue of Jammu and Kashmir was discussed in the meeting. It is important that the government should tell the Prime Minister and the government with full transparency what the situation is in Jammu and Kashmir".
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