Congress Steering Committee authorises chief Kharge to nominate CWC members

Almost all 45 members present at the meeting unanimously decided to authorise the Congress president to nominate members, said Jairam Ramesh.

Published: 24th February 2023 02:20 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th February 2023 02:20 PM   |  A+A-


Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge with former party president Sonia Gandhi at AICC Headquarters. (Photo | PTI)


NAVA RAJPUR: The Congress steering committee on Friday unanimously decided to authorise party president Mallikarjun Kharge to nominate all members of the working committee, the party's highest decision making body.

Congress general secretary, communications, Jairam Ramesh said the committee freely discussed the matter of CWC elections and almost all 45 members present at the meeting unanimously decided to authorise the Congress president to nominate members.

Several members expressed their views both in favour and against the polls to CWC, he told reporters.

"We are fully confident that all AICC and PCC delegates will support this unanimous decision," he said.

Ramesh also said that the plenary will also decide on bringing 16 amendments to 32 rules and regulations of the party's constitution.

"All former prime ministers of the Congress party and former presidents will be given representation in the Working Committee," he said, giving details of amendments to be brought about in the constitution of the party.


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