A year after Rahul Gandhi formally resigned as Congress president on July 3, 2019 holding himself chargeable for the celebration’s Lok Sabha ballot debacle, he continues to form the celebration’s response on most points.
From brainstorming at a latest digital assembly to debate the approaching Bihar Meeting elections to main the celebration’s assault on the Modi authorities over the India-China face-off, COVID-19 administration and the rising fuel prices, Mr. Gandhi is main the cost, whilst his mom Sonia Gandhi continues because the celebration’s interim president.
“I believe COVID has put a pause to our management problem. We’re an enormous nationwide celebration and are acutely aware of the truth that we must always have a full-time celebration president and formalise the method as early as attainable. I believe madam Sonia Gandhi can also be considering about it,” Congress Chief within the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury advised The Hindu on Sunday.
Final Friday, just about addressing celebration colleagues on the Bihar elections, Mr. Gandhi dedicated himself to ‘spending as a lot time because the celebration desires’ and suggested on go in regards to the difficult problem of alliances.
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Nearly every day, the previous Congress chief has been attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the India-China face-off, particularly over Mr. Modi’s statement during the June 19 all-party meet that ‘none had occupied Indian land or any Indian put up’.
Although the Prime Minister’s Workplace (PMO) clarified that Mr. Modi’s speech solely referred to the realm the place the clashes happened, the Congress chief continued to assault him personally.
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Since June 15, when the Galwan clashes between the Indian and Chinese language troops happened, Mr. Gandhi has focused the Prime Minister 19 occasions, both on Twitter or in video messages.
Accusing Mr. Modi of ‘surrendering’ earlier than the Chinese language, on June 21, he tweeted, “Narendra Modi Is definitely Surender Modi’.
“Ladakhis say: China took our land. PM says: No one took our land. Clearly, somebody is mendacity,” Mr. Gandhi tweeted when Mr. Modi was on a go to to Ladakh.
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The previous Congress chief has additionally been very energetic in sharing his views on the dealing with of the COVID pandemic. He began a sequence of digital dialogues with specialists from totally different fields on deal with the pandemic, together with Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, economist Raghuram Rajan, industrialist Rajiv Bajaj amongst others, and have become part of the Congress’ inner group on COVID that’s headed by former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.
Because the March 25 nationwide lockdown, Mr. Gandhi held at the least three press conferences to focus on the totally different elements of the Modi authorities’s COVID dealing with.
But, when a journalist requested him at a digital press convention on Could eight whether or not he was able to take over the celebration’s reins once more, Mr. Gandhi replied, “Please see my letter from a yr in the past.”
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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, backed by different colleagues, once more raised the difficulty on June 23 at a gathering of the Congress Working Committee, however Mr. Gandhi stored quiet.
Nonetheless, one other chief, identified to be near Mr. Gandhi, stated the celebration didn’t have some other possibility as ‘Mr. Gandhi is essentially the most acceptable chief to the employees after his mom’.
The delay in settling the management query, nonetheless, may be deliberate, as a strong part, together with sitting members of Parliament, isn’t keen at his return and the celebration could not danger open dissidence now.