Bihar defeat fallout: State Congress leaders offer resignation, demand comprehensive review of party's poor poll show
The sources said All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge for Bihar Shaktisinh Gohil and other leaders have sent their resignations to the party high-command.
Congress asks like-minded parties to unite for Bihar polls or choose other option if some compulsion
The screening committee meeting was held on Wednesday in which Bihar unit chief Madan Mohan Jha, CLP leader Sadanand Singh and senior party leaders from the state were present.
The assembly elections in Bihar are likely to be held on time in October-November despite demands by some political parties for postponing the polls in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Thursday, Shaktisinh Gohil said at the party office that there was no need to worry about coordination among the alliance partners for the upcoming Assembly polls.
Congress has fielded senior leaders Shaktisinh Gohil and Bharatsinh Solanki while the BJP nominated Abhay Bhardwaj, Ramila Bara and Narhari Amin for the four RS seats.
The delegation comprises of Congress leaders Mukul Wasnik, Shaktisinh Gohil, Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja, former MP Tariq Anwar and Mahila Congress chief Sushmita Dev.
Four of the six Congress turncoat legislators in Gujarat who had bagged BJP tickets lost at the hustings, while some of the Congress' prominent state leaders, including Shaktisinh Gohil.
Gujarat Assembly Poll: Congress releases first list of 77 candidates, PAAS unhappy as only two members given tickets
Senior leaders from the state Shaktisinh Gohil and Arjun Modhwadia got tickets for the two-phase poll, which will be held on December 9 and 14. The results will come out on December 18.