Congress President Election / Today is the last day of nomination, G-23 became active- third name in race after Digvijay-Tharoor

Zoom News : Sep 30, 2022, 09:02 AM
Congress President Election: In the midst of a tussle in the Congress regarding the election of the Congress President, today the time has come when all the candidates will file their nomination papers. However, as the nomination day approached, so did the political developments. Earlier, two names Shashi Tharoor and Ashok Gehlot were appearing in this race, but after all the meetings held in Delhi on 29th September, it has become clear that Gehlot is now out of this race.

Now the picture of two candidates for this post has been cleared. In this, the first name is of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and the second is of senior leader Digvijay Singh. At the same time, there is also a possibility that senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge can also participate in this race by filing nominations. Kharge is being told the choice of the Gandhi family. His name is going on in the discussion for a long time.

5 big updates about congress president election

1- Who will fill the nomination at what time

Nominations for the election of Congress President will be filed by Friday (September 30). Today is the last day of nominations. It is believed that Digvijay Singh will file nomination at 11 am and Shashi Tharoor at 12:15 am. However, the picture about Mallikarjun Kharge is not completely clear yet.

2- How much support from Gandhi family

Talking about the support of the Gandhi family to the candidates for the post of Congress President, Digvijay Singh has an old relationship with the Gandhi family. He has always been considered special for the Gandhi family. Mallikarjun Kharge is also a trusted leader of the Nehru-Gandhi family. He also has good relations with opposition leaders like Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar and CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury.

3- How strong is the claim of Shashi Tharoor

At the same time, Shashi Tharoor, who is already fighting for the post of president, does not seem to be getting much support from the Gandhi family. Tharoor has been a part of the G-23 opposing the Congress leadership. He has a different political style. It will be interesting to see how much support he gets in this election.

4- Gehlot was completely out of the race

For a long time it seemed that the Congress had got a new president. Ashok Gehlot will take over the command of the party, but after a long conversation between Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Thursday (September 29), he has made it clear that he will be the president in this environment. will not contest the election. Along with this, he also expressed grief about the developments in Rajasthan.

5- Manish Tiwari can also file nomination

According to sources, Manish Tewari of G-23 faction can also file nomination. However, no leader of this faction has yet officially disclosed this latter. At present, no Congress leader has filed nomination for the post of President.