The choice was taken by the Congress Working Committee which met beneath the management of President Sonia Gandhi.
The submitting of nominations for Congress president’s election will start on September 24 and the final date is September 30.
The CWC assembly comes only a few days after senior get together chief Ghulam Nabi Azad give up blaming the ‘coterie’ round Rahul Gandhi for the get together’s decline.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has emerged because the best choice for the Congress president’s submit. Sources stated that Sonia Gandhi had requested him to contest throughout a gathering which she held earlier than heading overseas for medical checkup and remedy.
The Gehlot camp has not confirmed the event, however sources have confirmed that the Congress was trying past the Gandhis for the highest submit. Gehlot himself has stated that these items had been arising within the media and he had no data of it.
The Central Election Authority of the Congress was awaiting a nod from the get together’s working committee to announce the schedule for electing the following Congress President because the grand previous get together continues to be seeking a consensus candidate for the highest submit after refusal by Rahul Gandhi.