Congress president election: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday said he’ll abide by the needs of celebration workers on whether or not to contest the Congress chief polls, or to focus in Rajasthan. The date of scrutiny of the nomination papers could be October 1, whereas the final date of withdrawal of nominations could be October eight. The election, if there may even be a quantity of candidate, will happen on October 17, whereas counting of votes, if obligatory, and the counting of votes and the declaration of outcomes could be on October 19.
The Rajasthan Chief Minister asserted that he would make one final-ditch effort to persuade Rahul Gandhi to take up the submit. “The celebration and extreme command have given me every part. I even have been on posts for forty-50 years. For me no submit is important, i am going to fulfil any accountability given to me by the celebration,” he said, including, “i am very fortunate that i’ve acquired love and affection of Congress women and males throughout the nation they usually place confidence in me.”
“attributable to this actuality, in the event that they ask me to fill the type (nomination), I will not be succesful to refuse…Will communicate with pals. i used to be given the accountability of being Rajasthan chief minister, i am fulfilling that accountability as a CM and may proceed to take movement,” he said.
He said he desires to serve the Congress, wherever he is useful, be it Rajasthan or Delhi. “celebration has given me every part, submit isn’t so obligatory for me. whether or not it is as a lot as me i might take no submit, i might be a part of Rahul Gandhi inside the Bharat Jodo Yatra trying on the state of affairs inside the nation, the structure is being destroyed, democracy is in hazard. they’re destroying the nation,” he said.
On whether or not he would preserve the submit of CM if he takes up the submit of celebration president, Gehlot cited an event, saying that if a minister in a state stands for Congress president election, that particular person can preserve a minister and in addition contest polls.
“Time will inform whether or not I stay (CM) or not. i would like to protect the place the celebration advantages from me, i can not again down,” he asserted. requested about potential contest with Shashi Tharoor, he said contest ought to happen as a consequence of it is good for inner democracy of the celebration. the tactic for submitting nominations for the election is extra probably to be held from September 24 to 30.
in the meantime, Congress MP Sachin Pilot who has been eyeing the Rajasthan Chief Minister submit said, “Majority of the states have said that Rahul Gandhi should be the Congress President. whether or not he’ll contest or not is his choice, however one factor is obviously, the celebration will get a mannequin new President on October seventeenth, when the voting takes place.”
Pilot on Wednesday joined Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for celebration’s Bharat Jodo Yatra from Madavana.
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