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“Thank You”: Rahul Gandhi’s Letter After Saying He’s Not Congress Chief

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Rahul Gandhi said the Congress Working Committee (CWC), the party’s top decision-making body, should call a meeting at the earliest and decide on a new chief.


  • Rahul Gandhi said today it was “an honour to serve the Congress party”
  • He tweeted a letter hours after declaring he was no longer party chief.
  • He said rebuilding the party would need hard decisions


Rahul Gandhi said today he had stopped as Congress president and had left it to his gathering to discover a successor soon, assuming liability for a second in a row national decision rout. “Responsibility is basic for the future development of our gathering. It is thus that I have surrendered as Congress president,” he said in a letter he tweeted hours subsequent to announcing that he was never again the gathering president.

“It is a propensity in India that the amazing stick to control, nobody penances control. However, we won’t overcome our rivals without relinquishing the craving for power and facing a more profound ideological conflict,” he composed.

Rahul Gandhi, who took over as gathering boss from his mom Sonia Gandhi in 2017, had stopped on May 25, days after the Congress wound up with only 52 of 543 Lok Sabha seats, pummeled by and by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-drove BJP. In any case, he made it official in his letter today, after which the assignment of “President” likewise evaporated from his Twitter bio.

Another Congress president will be picked “inside seven days”, party sources told NDTV, demonstrating developing acknowledgment in the positions that Rahul Gandhi may not return as their boss.

In his long open goodbye to party partners, the 49-year-old called for “radical change” of the Congress and said thanks to his gathering.

“Remaking the gathering requires hard choices and various individuals should be made responsible for the disappointment of 2019,” he composed, including that it would be “vile to consider others responsible yet disregard my own obligation as leader of the gathering.”

Seeming resolved to give up his family’s power over the Congress, he additionally said he had solicited a gathering from individuals to look for another president and he would not participate all the while.

“The vast majority of my associates proposed that I name the following Congress president. While it is significant for another person to lead the gathering, it would not be right for me to choose that individual,” he composed.

The words demonstrate that a non-Gandhi may assume responsibility for the great old gathering that has for the most part been going by individuals from the Nehru-Gandhi tradition in its 133-year history.

Rahul Gandhi’s destruction in his own customary Amethi situate in Uttar Pradesh, where he had easily gotten through easily since 2004, summed up the Congress’ breakdown.

His letter said he “by and by battled the head administrator, the RSS and the foundations they caught with all my being” and the Prime Minister’s success “does not invalidate the broadness of debasement claims against him”.

“My battle has never been a straightforward fight for political power. I have no disdain or outrage towards the BJP yet every living cell in my body instinctually opposes their concept of India.”

He seemed to address whether a free press, an autonomous legal executive and a straightforward race commission were absent in decision 2019. “The expressed target of the RSS, the catch of our nation’s institutional structure, is currently finished,” he stated, alluding to the decision BJP’s ideological guide Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.

In the weeks since Rahul Gandhi previously enlightened his gathering’s top leaders regarding stopping, there have been a rash of abdications in the Congress the nation over.

Numerous Congress heads have not yet surrendered expectation that Rahul Gandhi will reevaluate his renunciation. “We demand Rahul Gandhi to lead from the front to take on the forthcoming political difficulties,” Sachin Pilot, Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, told journalists

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