P Chidambaram stressed that the farm laws be kept in abeyance and a fresh start be made by talking to all stakeholders.
There are already talks of return of Rahul Gandhi as party chief, who till recently was unwilling to lead the party.
The former finance minister said it is obvious that any agreement between farmers and the government will necessarily require a new bill to be passed by Parliament.
There is too much democracy, laments a senior bureaucrat. There is too much bureaucracy, says an anguished democrat, said Chidambaram in a tweet.
This comes after the Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan signed the Kerala Police Act Amendment ordinance on Saturday to curb growing attacks on social media against women and children.
While former finance minister P Chidambaram, and party leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Digvijaya Singh will be part of the economic affairs committee, Jairam Ramesh will be its convener.
Around 20 various judgments on various aspects of PMLA (Prevention of Money-Laundering Act, 2002) and NDPS Act were discussed during the hearing.
Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said the mandate was against Nitish Kumar and despite 15 years of his power, Bihar remains one of the poorest states.
Senior Congress leaders P Chidambaram and Jairam Ramesh also termed the stimulus announced by the government as another move to deflect the attention of people from the bad state of the economy.
In its Bihar election manifesto released on Thursday, the BJP sought to reach out to the youth with the promise of 19 lakh jobs in the next five years.
Chidambaram cites Biden's 'unity over division' remark, urges voters in Bihar, MP to take similar vow
Besides Bihar polls, bypolls to one Lok Sabha and 56 assembly seats including 28 in Madhya Pradesh, spread across 12 states, will be held on November 3 and 7.
Justice Pushpa Sathyanarayana has been hearing the plea that alleged that Chidambaram had involved in corruption to secure a victory in the election.
Sitharaman said 21 states accepted one of the two borrowing options suggested by the Centre but 10 did not agree.
Reacting to the remarks, Chidambaram said, "Mr Donald Trump clubs India with China and Russia and accused the three countries of hiding the number of COVID deaths.
'The Finance Minister who blamed an ‘Act of God’ for the economic decline should be grateful to the farmers and the gods who blessed the farmers,' he said.