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Chhattisgarh: Congress MLAs authorise Rahul Gandhi to pick their leader

In Chhattisgarh, the grand old party ended 15-year-rule of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Congress party won 68 of the 90 seats.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: December 13, 2018 1:30 IST
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In Chhattisgarh, the newly-elected Congress MLAs  passed a resolution on Wednesday evening authorising party president Rahul Gandhi to nominate a new Chief Minister for the state, its leader Mallikarjun Kharge said.

"At a meeting here in the evening, the MLAs unanimously passed a resolution. Now Rahul Gandhi will take a call on who will be CLP leader," Kharge told reporters, reported news agency PTI.

"As per the internal democracy in our party, we are asking each and every MLA their opinion but the final decision has to be taken by Gandhi," he added.

In Chhattisgarh, the grand old party ended 15-year-rule of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Congress party won 68 of the 90 seats. 

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