For many months, there have been demands for the new leadership, a new president for the Congress party. And, now former Congress general secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Thursday that it is a difficult time for the Congress.
We should find a new president without a delayed party. There is no time to run a personal agenda within Congress. The collective decision should be taken soon.
Scindia said that seven weeks have passed since Rahul Gandhi resigned. We need to pick a new president soon.
After the resignation of Rahul Gandhi as the Congress President, the demand for a former minister Jyotiraditya Scindia to be president is on the rise.
Congress workers posted posters outside Congress headquarters in Bhopal.
While, the Secretary-in-Chief of the Jyotiraditya Scindia state unit, Sunil Tiwari resigned from his post.
In the poster outside the Congress office, Rahul Gandhi was asked to hand over the command of the President to Scindia.
They wrote on the poster: “Pride of our country and senior leader of Madhya Pradesh, Jyotiraditya Scindia, appeals to give national leadership as per their style of functioning.”
Rahul Gandhi Resigned From The Post of Congress President
After the defeat in Lok Sabha elections, Rahul Gandhi has resigned as the Congress President. After this, Scindia also resigned as General Secretary. He tweeted, “While accepting the mandate and taking accountability, I have submitted my resignation to Rahul Gandhi as AICC general secretary.”
He said, “I thank them for giving this responsibility and giving me the opportunity to serve our party.”
Rahul Gandhi had offered to resign after the results of Lok Sabha elections on May 23rd.
But, the party continued to convince him not to leave the post and to withdraw the resignation.
However, Rahul Gandhi did not accept their request. On Wednesday, 3rd July, he wrote a four-page letter and shared it on Twitter and made public his resignation public.
Apart from leaving the Congress party, Rahul Gandhi also made many announcements. He said that the party should choose the president as soon as possible. He also said that he will not have any role in this process.