Sources close to Azad said he was also offered a Rajya Sabha berth but he said the demand of G23 is for a complete overhaul in the functioning of the party.
The terms of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in the Upper House are coming to an end as well.
Sharma is due to retire as a Rajya Sabha member on April 2 and Monday's meeting of the committee was the last one held under his chairmanship.
'Adopt model of collective, inclusive leadership': G-23 to Congress top brass as Sonia suggests changes
The G-23 statement also demanded that the party leadership initiate talks with like-minded forces to build a credible alternative ahead of the next Lok Sabha polls in 2024.
The G23 leaders, considered dissidents by those close to Rahul Gandhi, met on Friday at the residence of former Union minister Ghulam Nabi Azad in New Delhi.
While members from the state of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Nagaland and Tripura are retiring on April 2, five members from Punjab are retiring on April 9.
President address presented rosy picture, failed to reflect challenges faced by India: Anand Sharma
Anand Sharma raised concerns about unemployment and said around 42 crore people need jobs as per the government data.
The Parliamentary Committee's chairman said recent incidents and orchestrated acts of violence, are making headlines in both national and global media.
Anand Sharma said Congress, as the principal national opposition party, remains a central pillar for a collective national effort.
Congress said that 14 parties boycotted the event after Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge reached out to them Thursday.
Akhilesh deleted the tweet when people started trolling him for this mistake. The SP chief corrected the mistake and made a new tweet.
The seniro Congress leader asked AICC chief Sonia Gandhi to take strong action against those involved.
The occasion turned into another show of G-23 leaders, where for the first time opposition party leaders got together at a dinner table, and demanded changes in Congress leadership.
Congress senior spokesperson Anand Sharma took to Twitter to express his anguish soon after images of Mukherjee attending a function at the RSS headquarters in Nagpur appeared on television.
The Congress on Wednesday accused the saffron party of pursuing the RSS agenda against reservations.