Rahul resigns, the stalemate continues

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Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi is still adamant with his decision of not taking his resignation back and said that a new party president will be chosen within a week.

Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said to media persons that the party should choose a new president quickly and without further delay and that he was not part of the process at all as he had already resigned.

He further stated that the party should decide on the new president without further delay adding, “I am nowhere in those process. I have already submitted my resignation and I am no longer the party president.”

Gandhi also said that the Congress Working Committee (CWC) which is the party’s top decision-making body should call a meeting at the earliest and decide on a new chief.

According to sources, Congress Veteran Motilal Vora is likely to replace him as party president.

Congress veteran Motilal Vora is likely to replace him as party president, sources said.

It was during the May 25 meeting of CWC that Gandhi had offered to quit as the party chief which was called to analyze the party’s poor performance in the Lok Sabha polls, in which it managed to win just 52 seats.

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