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Ahead of CWC meet, G23 suggests Mukul Wasnik for Congress President post: Source

Sources said, "G23, which consists of Anand Sharma, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kapil Sibal, had suggested Mukul Wasnik's name for the post of president of the party. But it was not accepted."

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: March 13, 2022 16:04 IST
The G23 has suggested Mukul Wasnik for the post of
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The G23 has suggested Mukul Wasnik for the post of president of the party. 

The Congress Working Committee, the topmost decision-making body in the Congress, is slated to hold a meeting on Sunday evening in New Delhi in at party headquarters. Sources have stated that G23, the dissident group within the party have suggested Mukul Wasnik for the post of president of the party but this was not accepted by the party. 

Sources said, "G23, which consists of Anand Sharma, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kapil Sibal, had suggested Mukul Wasnik's name for the post of president of the party. But it was not accepted."

The source added, "Though Sonia Gandhi is the (interim) president, it is virtually (being) run by KC Venugopal, Ajay Maken and Randeep Surjewala. There is no accountability fixed on them."

"Rahul Gandhi is not the president. But he operates from behind the scene and takes decisions. He does not communicate openly. We are party's well-wishers and not enemies," added the source.

Earlier, the members of G23 had requested an emergency AICC meeting stated that the recent poll debacle needed to be fixed. 

(With ANI Inputs) 

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