Jharkhand Congress team heads to Delhi to strategise on assembly polls

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge will chair a meeting with them in the national capital, the state Congress chief said.
The Congress flag used for representational purpose only
The Congress flag used for representational purpose onlyFile photo

RANCHI: A team comprising of 25 members including state ministers, working presidents and other senior leaders of the Congress's Jharkhand unit went to New Delhi on Monday morning to discuss strategies for the 81-member assembly elections in the state, due to be held later this year, with the party's top brass.

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge will chair a meeting with them in the national capital, told Jharkhand's Congress chief Rajesh Thakur at the Ranchi airport.

Senior party leader Rahul Gandhi, general secretary KC Venugopal and state Congress in-charge Ghulam Ahmad Mir are expected to attend the meeting, he added.

He further said that in the meeting, everything will be discussed -- from the party's performance in the Lok Sabha polls to the way forward for the assembly elections, so that we get a bigger success in Jharkhand.We are sure about getting valuable suggestions from our party president and other senior leaders so that we could perform well in the assembly elections.

In the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress bagged two seats in the state, while its ally JMM secured three seats.

The state's opposition BJP along with its partner AJSU Party got nine of the total 14 seats.

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