The process of filing nominations for the post of Congress President will start from September 24 and the last date is September 30.
Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot Congress has emerged as the top choice for the post of President. Sources said that Sonia Gandhi had requested him to contest the election during a meeting before going abroad for medical examination and treatment.
The Gehlot camp did not confirm the development, but sources confirmed that the Congress was looking beyond the Gandhi family for the top post. Gehlot himself has said that these things were coming out in the media and he was not aware of it.
The Congress’s Central Election Authority was awaiting approval from the party’s working committee to announce the schedule for the next Congress president’s election as the oldest party is still looking for a consensus candidate for the top post, despite Rahul Gandhi’s refusal. .