Madhusudan Mistry said that those who want to contest for the post of Congress President can file their nominations after obtaining the signatures of 10 representatives.
Shashi Tharoor met Madhusudan Mistry, chairman of the Congress Central Election Authority.
Senior Congress leader and MP Shashi Tharoor has met Madhusudan Mistry, chairman of the Congress Central Election Authority. After the meeting, Mistry said that it is written in the constitution that any person can contest for the post of president. Provided that he is a permanent member of Congress. On the statement of Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, Madhusudan Mistry said that he can file his nomination and continue on his CM post.
Madhusudan Mistry said that those who want to contest for the post of Congress President can file their nominations after obtaining the signatures of 10 representatives. Voting for the election will be held on October 17 and the counting of votes will take place on October 19. On meeting Shashi Tharoor, he said that he had met Tharoor and answered questions regarding the elections. They are satisfied. He said that by sending someone on 24, he will get the form. Looks like they will fight.
Notification will be issued tomorrow
Notification for the election of Congress President will be issued on Thursday. With this, the process of choosing the person who will hold the highest office of the country’s oldest political party will formally start. This notification will be issued by the Central Election Authority headed by senior party leader Madhusudan Mistry.
Enrollment from 24 to 30 September
According to the announced schedule for the election of Congress President, the notification will be issued on September 22 and the process of filing nominations will go on from September 24 to 30. The last date for withdrawal of nominations is October 8. In case of more than one candidate, voting will be held on October 17 and results will be declared on October 19.
Attempts to persuade Rahul Gandhi
After Rahul Gandhi indicated that he would not take over the reins of the party, now the chances of a contest for the post of Congress President have increased. Senior party leader Shashi Tharoor has already indicated to contest the elections, so Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot is also likely to contest. Gehlot had said in the Congress Legislature Party meeting in Jaipur on Tuesday that if he files nomination for the post of party president, a message will come to the MLAs to reach Delhi. After the meeting of the legislature party, a cabinet minister of Rajasthan gave this information.
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