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New Delhi: Congress could not accept the demand for immediate organizational elections to elect a new party chief and opt for a new party membership drive, a decision that could mean Sonia Gandhi continues at the top.
Consideration in Congress could mean that the demands of G23 dissidents for internal elections, including the CWC, may not find leadership support. The CWC may, if it so desires, name a party president, which may be approved by the AICC.
At the Congress Working Committee meeting on Saturday to discuss the demand for internal elections as demanded by the G23, party insiders said the chances of it being accepted were slim.
Though the Congress has been grappling with demands for the election of a new chief for the past year and a half, the paradox is that this period has actually taken the party closer to the end of the scheduled election calendar, 2022. The last internal election was held in December 2017 for a five-year term. Rahul stepped down in mid-May 2019 Lok Sabha To defeat
The view in the party is that with five crucial assembly elections due in March 2022, the internal election process may no longer be possible. Conversely, the party may launch a membership drive, a necessary first step for the year-end elections.
Sources said the CWC may consider the next party election. In the absence of clarity on the issue, speculation has intensified about the names of different Congress leaders as an interim arrangement. Sachin Pilot And Kamal Nath is swimming.
senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azadi Recently wrote a letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi in which she demanded a discussion on the internal elections as well as the state of party affairs.
While the CWC remains to be seen whether the discussions lead to a clash between the G23 and the loyalists, much of the meeting may revolve around the upcoming assembly elections and the political situation.

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