July 5, 2022

There is not any let-up within the infighting within the Congress after the occasion operating committee meet, with the Lok Sabha whip Manickam Tagore hitting out at senior chief Kapil Sibal for his remarks in opposition to the management and accusing him of talking the language of the RSS and the BJP.

The remarks got here after the Congress Running Committee met on Sunday, and after nearly 5 hours of deliberations suggested Sonia Gandhi to proceed to steer and start up adjustments required to reinforce the occasion.

It’s understood that Sibal is internet hosting a dinner for in-party dissenters, referred to as the Staff of 23 leaders (G-23), on Wednesday to push the top command to hold out inside reforms and cope with the issue of management inertia.

After the announcement of Meeting ballot effects, the G-23 ‘dissidents’ had met at senior Congress chief Ghulam Nabi Azad’s place of dwelling in Delhi; it was once attended via Sibal, Manish Tewari, Anand Sharma and Akhilesh Prasad Singh, whilst any other leaders had joined nearly.

Previous within the day, Sibal, essentially the most vociferous a number of the G-23 leaders, mentioned that Gandhis must step apart and provides any other chief a possibility to steer the occasion.

“Management is in cuckoo land I need a ‘Sab ki Congress’. Some need a ‘Ghar ki Congress’,” Sibal informed the Indian Categorical in an interview.

Sibal is among the signatories of the letter written to Sonia Gandhi for pushing reforms throughout the occasion. Any other Congress chief and member of the G-23 faction Sandeep Dikshit has additionally introduced a scathing assault on the Congress top command and said that senior management is still smug regardless of repeated losses in elections.

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The Congress has put out a video of all its former leaders from Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, on its Twitter take care of. “We can struggle on. We can triumph over. We can proceed to boost your voice,” the occasion mentioned.

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