Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday mentioned he favours inside elections inside the party and it will be the employees who will decide who should lead the party and asserted that he will do whatever the party asks him to.
In an unique interview with PTI, he mentioned the organisational elections inside the party can be held in time, however what’s required now’s saving lives and controlling the pandemic.
There have been calls for by the ‘Group of 23’ leaders for early organisational elections and a full-time Congress president.
The group led by former Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad had written to interim president Sonia Gandhi in August final 12 months elevating their calls for.
“I have always favoured internal organisational elections within the Congress and these will be conducted in time,” he informed PTI.
“It is for the party workers to decide as to who should lead the party. I will do whatever the party wants me to do,” he mentioned when requested whether or not he was prepared to lead the party once more.
Gandhi had stop as Congress president in May final 12 months taking duty for the party’s humiliating defeat within the Lok Sabha elections.
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi has mentioned that the party would see a brand new Congress president by June 2021, after she chaired a gathering of the Congress Working Committee earlier this 12 months.
“But right now the focus is on controlling the pandemic, saving lives, and alleviating India’s widespread suffering and pain. There will be time for everything else in due course,” Gandhi additionally mentioned.
He has blamed the Central authorities and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the present disaster within the nation due to the second wave of coronavirus which has seen India clocking a document over 4 lakh instances a day.