Membership drive, likely to be undertaken this month, aims to revitalise party at grassroots
Another senior leader and AICC secretary Sarat Rout maintained that the Congress should not be destroyed for protecting interest of an individual.
Two working presidents of OPCC will also continue in their posts
Decision on OPCC chief to be taken soon
Rahul Gandhi, who visited his parliamentary constituency of Wayanad in Kerala following the floods, also returned to the national capital and attended the flag hoisting programme.
Requested All India Congress Committee again to accept my resignation: OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik
President of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) Niranjan Patnaik on Monday said he has again requested the All India Congress Committee (AICC) to accept his resignation.
Party sources maintained that the possibility of announcement of a new OPCC president looks bleak now and Patnaik is likely to continue in the post.
Sravan submitted a memorandum in this regard to Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy in Delhi on Monday and the latter assured him that he would look into the issue.
Veteran Congress leader Dr Karan Singh feels that the All India Congress Committee (AICC) members should choose the CWC.
AICC general secretary Mukul Wasnik said that 22 lakh posts will be filled if the party comes to power.
Patole is a former BJP MP from Maharashtra who joined the Congress in 2017.