Don’t antagonize anti-BJP forces, Congress high-command issues directive
Buddhadev Sengupta: Relying on the provincial leadership, he had to sink twice in the Lok Sabha. Therefore, the Congress will join hands with any regional opposition party to the BJP at the state level in the 24th vote, not the provinces. This time Sonia and Rahul Gandhi will decide. The provincial leadership can only propose. Sonia informed the responsible observers and presidents of all the states.
The decision of the high command was made considering the post-poll BJP opposition alliance. In that case, the Congress High Command has instructed the delegates at the Chintan Shibir in Udaipur to maintain good relations with the leadership of the non-BJP regional parties in the state. Two years before the Lok Sabha vote. Earlier, AICC sources said that the provincial leadership had been consulted on what needs to be done to strengthen the organization.
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Not only Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, MK Stalin of Tamil Nadu, Kumaraswamy son of Deve Gowda of Karnataka, Tejaswi Yadav son of Lalu Prasad of Bihar from Akhilesh Yadav in Uttar Pradesh. The High Command has already instructed the BJP not to harass the opposition leaders. At the same time, they will decide the future of the alliance at the state level from now on. According to AICC sources, the decision has been taken in the Chintan Shibir to consider if any proposal comes from any state.
However, in the case of the alliance, Sonia Gandhi has left out Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, Jaganmohan Reddy or up supremo Arvind Kejriwal. According to sources, the Telangana chief minister has taken the initiative to form an alliance between the BJP and the Congress. He recently spoke to DMK leaders Stalin, Jaganmohan and Akhilesh Yadav. On Thursday, he also met former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda and his son, former Karnataka Chief Minister Kumaraswamy. The meeting between them lasted for about three hours. After the meeting, Chandrasekhar Rao said that a new political equation will be created in the country on the day of ‘Dussehra’ in the middle of the upcoming festival season. Sonia Gandhi is not looking favorably on such an initiative of the Telangana Chief Minister.
Randeep Singh Surjewala on Thursday hinted that there could be a major reshuffle in the party next month even though there is no organizational election now. Indications of change of provincial presidents of several states, including Bengal, in order to organize the organization. Some have also appealed to Sonia saying they do not want to be in charge. In addition to the work of the parliamentary party in the Lok Sabha, the responsibility of the province has to be handled. As a result, they informed Sonia that she could not spend time in her Lok Sabha seat.
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