Ashok Gehlot meets Sonia amid Rajasthan crisisSeptember 29, 2022 13:32
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot arrived for a meeting with Sonia Gandhi this afternoon amid turmoil over the Congress president election and the Rajasthan rebel crisis.
Ashok Gehlot arrived in Delhi late last night for his meeting with the Congress president.
With Friday the last date for filing nominations, Congress leaders are in hectic discussions to solve the political conundrum that has everyone guessing - who all will contest the election for party president.
The discussions are mostly one-on-one, party insiders said on Thursday, a day of many meetings. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot met AICC general secretary Mukul Wasnik in Jodhpur House.
K C Venugopal, also party general secretary, called on Sonia Gandhi at her residence. And senior leader A K Antony is learnt to have met Tariq Anwar at Kerala House.
Senior party leader Digvijaya Singh, who left the ongoing Bharat Jodo Yatra, said he will contest the election and collected his nomination papers.
The only other person who has declared his intention to contest is Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor, who has said he will file his nomination papers on the last day Friday.