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Congress president’s candidates list widens, senior leaders express their wish


When Parliament kicked off the process of electing a new leader on September 22, the names of senior leaders such as Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor appeared on the list to lead the old party.

This is probably the first time in the party’s first election in more than 20 years that any Gandhi did not become the default choice for the presidency.

Alternatively, former Union Minister Manish Tewari and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath could try to fill the gap in the list. Follow NDTVKamal Nath is “under consideration and subject to dispute”.

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Earlier, even Digvijaya Singh in an interview expressed his willingness to run for the top position of the party. When asked who he likes more, he said, “Let’s see. I don’t exclude myself either, why would you want to keep me?” NDTV cited.

“Everybody has the right to take the test… You will know the answer by the evening of the 30th,” added Singh.

According to the details, interested National Assembly leaders can apply for the post of party chairman until September 30. If there is a situation that the election takes place on October 17 and the results will be announced later. that’s 2 days.

In 2000, Jitendra Prasada challenged Sonia Gandhi to a duel and this was the last time any of the group challenged a Gandhi.

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