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Congress chief polls: Will abide by occasion employees’ needs; shall attempt to persuade Rahul one final time, says Ashok Gehlot

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Congress chief polls: Will abide by party workers' wishes; shall try to convince Rahul one last time, says Ashok Gehlot

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NEW DELHI: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday mentioned he’ll abide by the desires of occasion employees on whether or not to contest the Congress chief polls. However, he additionally asserted that he would make one last-ditch effort to persuade Rahul Gandhi to take up the submit.

Speaking with reporters after touchdown in Delhi at present from Jaipur, Gehlot mentioned he’ll take selections with which the Congress is strengthened.

“The party and high command have given me everything. I have been on posts for 40-50 years. For me no post is important, I will fulfil any responsibility given to me by the party,” he mentioned, as reported by PTI.

On whether or not he would maintain the submit of CM if he takes up the submit of occasion president, Gehlot cited an instance, saying that if a minister in a state stands for Congress president election, that individual can keep a minister and in addition contest polls.

“Time will tell whether I remain (CM) or not. I would like to stay where the party benefits from me, I will not back down,” he asserted.

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In a gathering of the Congress Legislature Party in Jaipur Tuesday night time, the Rajasthan CM had mentioned, as quoted by IANS, “I will try to convince Rahul Gandhi for the last time, if he does not agree, then I will trouble you and follow the order of the high command.”

The assembly was held after the chief minister hosted a dinner for newly elected Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar at his residence.

Soon after his announcement, many MLAs have been seen requesting him to remain on because the Rajasthan Chief Minister to which Gehlot replied: “Whatever I become, but I will not stay away from you, I will serve Rajasthan till my last breath.”

He had additionally hinted that he shall proceed as CM as he requested MLAs to start out engaged on the Budget.

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After the assembly, state Food and Civil Supplies Minister Pratap Singh Khachariya instructed PTI: “The chief minister said that if he files nomination for the party’s national president post, then legislators will get a message to reach New Delhi.”

Earlier on September 17, within the assembly of the newly appointed Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC). members, Gehlot had raised the concept of creating Rahul Gandhi the president. All the leaders had supported his proposal.

When requested concerning the potential contest with Shashi Tharoor, Gehlot mentioned the competition ought to happen as it’s good for the interior democracy of the occasion. 

Tharoor had met occasion president Sonia Gandhi on Monday and expressed his intention to contest the polls.

The Congress president is learnt to have conveyed to Tharoor that she would keep “neutral” within the elections.

In the night, Gehlot will journey from Delhi to Kochi the place he’ll meet Rahul Gandhi and can be a part of the Congress occasion’s Kashmir to Kanyakumari march — the Bharat Jodo Yatra — symbolically.

The Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee has taken the lead in passing a decision backing Gandhi for the submit, triggering comparable expressions of help from the occasion models in a number of different states.

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Congress presidential elections: Key dates

September 24 to 30: The course of for submitting nominations for the election
October 1: The date of scrutiny of the nomination papers
October 8: The final date of withdrawal of nominations
October 17: The election, if there’s multiple candidate, will happen on this date
October 19: Counting of votes, if mandatory, and the counting of votes and the declaration of outcomes will happen on this date

(With inputs from PTI and IANS)

NEW DELHI: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday mentioned he’ll abide by the desires of occasion employees on whether or not to contest the Congress chief polls. However, he additionally asserted that he would make one last-ditch effort to persuade Rahul Gandhi to take up the submit.

Speaking with reporters after touchdown in Delhi at present from Jaipur, Gehlot mentioned he’ll take selections with which the Congress is strengthened.

“The party and high command have given me everything. I have been on posts for 40-50 years. For me no post is important, I will fulfil any responsibility given to me by the party,” he mentioned, as reported by PTI.

On whether or not he would maintain the submit of CM if he takes up the submit of occasion president, Gehlot cited an instance, saying that if a minister in a state stands for Congress president election, that individual can keep a minister and in addition contest polls.

“Time will tell whether I remain (CM) or not. I would like to stay where the party benefits from me, I will not back down,” he asserted.

OPINION | The Congress Rahul walks away from

In a gathering of the Congress Legislature Party in Jaipur Tuesday night time, the Rajasthan CM had mentioned, as quoted by IANS, “I will try to convince Rahul Gandhi for the last time, if he does not agree, then I will trouble you and follow the order of the high command.”

The assembly was held after the chief minister hosted a dinner for newly elected Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar at his residence.

Soon after his announcement, many MLAs have been seen requesting him to remain on because the Rajasthan Chief Minister to which Gehlot replied: “Whatever I become, but I will not stay away from you, I will serve Rajasthan till my last breath.”

He had additionally hinted that he shall proceed as CM as he requested MLAs to start out engaged on the Budget.

ALSO READ | It shall be Gehlot versus Tharoor for Congress high submit

After the assembly, state Food and Civil Supplies Minister Pratap Singh Khachariya instructed PTI: “The chief minister said that if he files nomination for the party’s national president post, then legislators will get a message to reach New Delhi.”

Earlier on September 17, within the assembly of the newly appointed Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC). members, Gehlot had raised the concept of creating Rahul Gandhi the president. All the leaders had supported his proposal.

When requested concerning the potential contest with Shashi Tharoor, Gehlot mentioned the competition ought to happen as it’s good for the interior democracy of the occasion. 

Tharoor had met occasion president Sonia Gandhi on Monday and expressed his intention to contest the polls.

The Congress president is learnt to have conveyed to Tharoor that she would keep “neutral” within the elections.

In the night, Gehlot will journey from Delhi to Kochi the place he’ll meet Rahul Gandhi and can be a part of the Congress occasion’s Kashmir to Kanyakumari march — the Bharat Jodo Yatra — symbolically.

The Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee has taken the lead in passing a decision backing Gandhi for the submit, triggering comparable expressions of help from the occasion models in a number of different states.

FROM OUR ARCHIVES |  TJS George Column: Congress cannot be privately owned

Congress presidential elections: Key dates

September 24 to 30: The course of for submitting nominations for the election
October 1: The date of scrutiny of the nomination papers
October 8: The final date of withdrawal of nominations
October 17: The election, if there’s multiple candidate, will happen on this date
October 19: Counting of votes, if mandatory, and the counting of votes and the declaration of outcomes will happen on this date
(With inputs from PTI and IANS)