Congress to elect new president by Oct 2022

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Election of President, Vice President, Treasurer and Executive Committee of DCC will be held from June 1, 2022 to July 20, 2022….reports Asian Lite News

 The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Saturday gave a go ahead to the internal elections in the party. The party will elect a new president by October 2022.

Briefing about the CWC, K.C. Venugopal, General Secretary organisation, said, “We passed three resolutions, one on the political situation, one on inflation and one on acute agrarian distress & diabolical attack on India’s farmers. Following this, the CWC also discussed the proposed significant and revolutionary training programme for the party workers and leaders.”

Venugopal said, CWC also discussed the organisational election schedule in detail.

The CWC has approved to conduct the organisational elections and the schedule has been decided. The enrolment of members for organisational election on payment of Rs 5 each, will start from November 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022. It will be a massive membership campaign, he said.

DCCs shall publish preliminary list of members together with the list of eligible contestants for participation in the election enrolled up to March 31. This list will be published before April 15, 2022.

Election of President and Executive of Primary Committees and Block Committees, and Election of Block Presidents and Executive Committees and one member of the PCC by Block Congress Committee will be held from April 16, 2022 to May 31, 2022.

Election of President, Vice President, Treasurer and Executive Committee of DCC will be held from June 1, 2022 to July 20, 2022.



Election of PCC President, Vice President, Treasure and PCC Executive and AICC Members, by the PCC general body will take place from July 21, 2022 to August 20, 2022.

Election of the AICC President will be held from August 21, 2022 to September 20, 2022.

“Election of CWC Member and other bodies by AICC members – during the preliminary session (date to be announced later) will be preferably held in the month of September-October.” Venugopal said.

CWC appeals to Rahul

Congress Working committee members on Saturday appealed to Rahul Gandhi to take over as the president of the party. A proposal in this regard was mooted by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and vetted by other Chief Ministers and leaders.

Senior Congress leader Ambika Soni said, “all the members were unanimous that Rahul Gandhi should take over as president of the Congress party.”

The Congress Working committee, the highest decision making body of the party, has given go ahead to the internal elections of the party.

Earlier the CWC met for more than five hours and deliberated upon the issues of organisational elections, upcoming assembly polls and issues faced by common man.

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