The party is also organising protests across the country from November 5-15 on the issues of Economic Slowdown, Unemployment, PSU disinvestment and Farmers distress.
Shergill said that the farmers and unemployed people of Haryana have given a “bashing” to the BJP and all around the state people are backing the Congress and it is getting reflected in the trends.
Haryana State Congress President Kumari Selja met Patel and said that Haryana has rejected the BJP, apparently giving signals to independents and the JJP for a possible tie-up.
The poster was put up by BJP Bhind District Coordinator after Scindia’s support for the abrogation of Article 370.
BDC polls will be held Jammu and Kashmir on October 24. These will be the first elections to be held in the state since its special status was revoked under Article 370 on August 5.
Sanjay Nirumpam also announced he will not be campaigning for the Congress party in Maharashtra.
“It is my commitment that I will wipe even the memories of those dark years and restore the state’s No. 1 position,” Singh said.
The post for the party’s Delhi unit fell vacant after the demise of former chief minister Sheila Dikshit.
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.”
Commenting on the May 19 exit polls on May 20, that projected Congress performing poorly in the general elections, Baig lashed out at Venugopal, Siddaramaiah and party’s state unit president Dinesh Gundu Rao.
Rajagopal Reddy attacked his own party, saying it has no future in the state. He also said that the BJP alone can be an alternative to the TRS in the state.
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