Rahul Gandhi To Meet All Congress CMs; Mystery Over Resignation To End Today?

With Rahul Gandhi firm on his decision to step down, the Congress is facing a crisis unparalleled in its recent history, with several leaders now calling for mass resignations.

Congress president Rahul Gandhi will meet chief ministers of all five Congress-ruled states Monday, his first with them after the party’s disastrous performance in the Lok Sabha elections. The Chief Ministers are expected to urge him to reconsider his decision to step down as Congress chief, a move which has plunged the party into crisis and has lately triggered a wave of resignations by middle-rung leaders.

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Sources said the meeting was called by Gandhi though the Chief Ministers had sought time with him. But with Gandhi firm on his decision to step down, the Congress is facing a crisis unparalleled in its recent history, with several leaders now calling for mass resignations.

Rajya Sabha MP and former Punjab Congress president Pratap Singh Bajwa has written a letter to AICC general secretary (organisation) K C Venugopal saying Gandhi’s decision to take responsibility for the poll defeat is an example of accountability but “has not had the intended effect”.

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