There has been an exodus from the Congress after the Lok Sabha polls. In Maharashtra, Leader of Opposition Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil resigned to join Devendra Fadnavis government.
In a sudden turn of events, actor-politician Urmila Matondkar on Tuesday quit the Congress party just after five months of joining.
Oraon will also be in the Committee along with Alamgir Alam, who is presently the Congress Legislature Party chief in the state assembly.
Speaking to reporters after the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting here, he said: “I am not among those leaders who push their names for the party president’s post.
Polls to the two Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat was necessitated after Union Ministers Amit Shah and Smriti Irani resigned following their election to the Lok Sabha.
Sonia Gandhi accused the government of selling the country’s assets to private players at a throwaway price
“We are still trying to convince him. Party workers from across the country want him to continue as the party chief,” Venugopal told the media.
Congress leader Vikas Chaudhary was shot dead by few unknown men in Faridabad on Thursday morning.
The report comes a day after Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday greeted Congress President Rahul Gandhi on his birthday and urged him to remain the party chief.
Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also greeted the Congress chief. “I greet Congress President Rahul Gandhi happy birthday.”