The draft political resolution was presented by Prakash Karat on the first day of the party’s 22nd national conference in Hyderabad earlier this week. It was also supported by the party’s central committee in January.
Former Union minister K Rahman Khan hit out at the state leadership and CM Siddaramaiah, claiming senior leaders were not consulted and old loyalists were sidelined in favour of those who joined the Congress with the CM.
Back to active politics after the six-month break, Singh is itching to make his presence felt politically in his home state. Talking to The Indian Express, he said he was not interested in becoming the Chief Minister if the Congress is voted back to power.
Over the last few days, Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, had collected signatures from at least 60 MPs — from the Congress, Left, NCP, SP and BSP — to move an impeachment motion against the Chief Justice of India.
On a day the party’s 2014 vote share in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha constituencies went down by around 60 per cent, AICC general secretary in charge of UP, Ghulam Nabi Azad, said the results were a signal to “progressive forces” to unite to defeat the BJP.
A dinner hosted by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi Tuesday brought together 20 parties, including the Congress, as leaders of state-level political opponents like the Left and Trinamool Congress, SP and BSP, dined together.