‘Non-Gandhi chief will region off Congress to split within 24 hours’: Natwar Singh

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    ‘Non-Gandhi chief will region off Congress to split within 24 hours’: Natwar Singh


    With the Congress management in limbo after the resignation of Rahul Gandhi, safe together veteran Natwar Singh on Sunday joined the chorus backing Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for the slay put up, including that having a non-Gandhi at the helm will region off the safe together to split.

    PraisingPriyanka for her discuss over with to Sonbhadrato fulfill victims of a firing incident, the mature external affairs minister told ANI that she is in a position to facing the safe together. “You settle on to contain witnessed what she did in a village in Uttar Pradesh. It used to be unbelievable. She stayed there and completed what she wished to,” he said.

    Singh suggested that Rahul’s resolution of a having somebody from outside the Gandhi household because the safe together chief will must be reversed.

    On being requested if Priyanka might presumably be elected because the safe together president, the Congressman said, “It’ll rely on Priyanka because her brother(Rahul Gandhi) had said that no-one from the Gandhi householdwill change into the Congress president. Now, the household will must reverse the resolution and most efficient they’ll keep it.”

    Earlier, Anil Shastri, son of mature prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, had said that Priyanka Gandhi might moreover mute be made the Congress president as no one different than her is “100 per cent acceptable”.

    Shastri, talking to ANI, had moreover warned that if somebody else is made the supremo and a fragment of the outfit does now not bag them, potentialities are that the safe together will fall apart.

    Natwar Singh echoed identical sentiments and said that if someone is elected from outside the Gandhi household, the Congress will split within 24 hours.

    “It is far unfortunate that the country’s 134-years-inclined safe together does now not contain a safe together president. I keep now not whisper aside from the Gandhi household, someone might moreover mute be elected because the president,” Singh added.

    Spherical 50 days afterRahul stepped down as Congress president, taking accurate obligation for the humiliating defeat within the Lok Sabha elections, the gigantic inclined safe together is yet to finalize its new chief.

    Gandhi, now a lawmaker from Wayanad in Kerala, develop into the Congress president in 2017. He had, earlier this month, written a lengthy four-page letter making his resignation from the put up public. Taking obligation for the drubbing in Lok Sabha polls, Rahul had said it wouldn’t be appropriate for him to indicate a successor.

    Currently Congress in Goa has fully misplaced foot, after 10 of its MLAs switched facet with the BJP. This has diminished its strength to 5 within the Assembly.

    Equally, in Karnataka, the scream is equally embarrassing for the safe together, as its coalition government with JD(S) is facing a worldly time. The government had slumped into a crisis following the resignation of 16 dissident MLAs and now its survival looks to be refined.

    The Congress obtained 52 seats in basically the latest total elections, which is accurate eight extra than its 2014 Lok Sabha tally of 44.

    (This story has been published from a wire company feed without adjustments to the text. Handiest the headline has been modified.)

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    Jul 22, 2019 08: 02 IST

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