By Shivani Kapoor - September 30, 2022
Today is the last day for nomination for the post of Congress President. Shashi Tharoor and Mallikarjun Kharge have filed their nominations. It is clear that now the match will be Shashi Tharoor vs Mallikarjun Kharge. Earlier, the names of Digvijay Singh and Ashok Gehlot were out of the race for the post of president. Actually, Digvijay Singh told today that I had met Mallikarjun Kharge today. I will not contest against him but will be his proponent. I will always work for Congress.
As per the announced schedule for the election of Congress President, the notification was issued on September 22 and the process of filing nomination papers began on September 24, which will continue till September 30. The last date for withdrawal of nomination papers 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.
Leaders who reached Mallikarjun Kharge’s nomination
People present in the nomination of Mallikarjun Kharge- Ashok Gehlot, Bhupendra Singh Hooda, Prithviraj Chavan, Deepender Hooda, Digvijay Singh, Anand Sharma, Kumari Selja, Pawan Bansal, Anil Chaudhary.
Mallikarjun Kharge filled the form
Mallikarjun Kharge has also filed nomination for the post of Congress President. Now the match will be Shashi Tharoor vs Mallikarjun Kharge.
Mallikarjun Kharge is going to reach the Congress headquarters in a while. Digvijay Singh and Ashok Gehlot, who gave statements in support of Kharge, have reached the Congress office.
Shashi Tharoor filled the form for the post of Congress President
Shashi Tharoor has filed nomination for the post of Congress President.
On Mallikarjun Kharge’s claim, Ashok Gehlot said that he is an experienced leader. He said that whatever happened in Rajasthan, it is my moral responsibility. I have also said sorry to Sonia Gandhi. I will accept the instructions given by the high command, the post is not important for me.
Shashi Tharoor the first leader to announce his candidature for the post of Congress President
Shashi Tharoor is the first leader who has announced his candidature for the post of Congress President. Talking to NewsBust, he said that he is going to file nomination for the elections to be held on October 17. He further said that I have been demanding elections since Rahul Gandhi left the post of president in 2019. His message was that elections should be held and the party would benefit from it.
Shashi Tharoor said – I will contest for the post of Congress President
Senior leader Shashi Tharoor has made it clear that he will contest for the post of Congress President against Mallikarjun Kharge.
Digvijay Singh said that I met Mallikarjun Kharge today. I will not fight against Kharge ji, but will be his proponent and will always work for Congress.
Gandhi family refused to contest elections
This is the first Congress president election in 20 years. Members of the Gandhi family have refused to contest elections themselves to make way for other senior leaders to lead the party.
After meeting Mallikarjun Kharge, Pramod Tiwari said that he can file his nomination today between 12:00 to 12:30. I have requested Kharge ji that he is a Dalit leader and has been MLA 9 times, MP many times. When the Gandhi family has decided not to contest elections, they can go ahead with everyone. We think they should accept
Digvijay Singh also out of the race for the post of Congress President
Senior leader Digvijay Singh will not file nomination for the post of Congress President. According to sources- Digvijay Singh had met Mallikarjun Kharge today, only after that he probably decided not to contest the elections. I
Digvijay Singh meets Mallikarjun Kharge
Digvijay Singh met Mallikarjun Kharge today. The meeting of both lasted 20 minutes. He has not given any statement regarding this meeting.
Bhupendra Hooda supports Mallikarjun Kharge
Former Haryana CM Bhupendra Hooda, a member of G-23, has supported Mallikarjun Kharge for the post of Congress President.
Digvijay Singh arrives to meet Mallikarjun Kharge
Today is the last day of nomination for the post of Congress President. Meanwhile, Digvijay Singh has come to meet Mallikarjun Kharge today.
Will file nomination today at 12.15 pm: Shashi Tharoor
Shashi Tharoor has informed that I will file nomination for the post of Congress President at 12.15 pm today.
The aim is to take the party forward: Shashi Tharoor
Senior leader Shashi Tharoor has left the house to file nomination. He said that the aim is to take the party forward. The more candidates, the better. Today afternoon I will file nomination.