Rahul taking charge as working president would enable the party witness larger opportunities at all levels for `young and energetic workers’, says PCC.
The names of several leaders including that of Jairam Ramesh, Jaipal Reddy and Salman Khurshid were doing the rounds as possible successors to Maken.
Satav loses to ‘experienced’ Chavan; no decision on Punjab yet.
Gujarat Congress president Arjun Modhwadia resigned on Sunday, making way for Bharatsinh Solanki.
Sources in the party said the decision was taken as a part of the party’s rebuilding process in Delhi.
AICC, state party unit, Jawahar Lal Nehru Leadership Institute, Delhi, and UP wing of Rajiv Gandhi Study Circle have jointly prepared the extensive “Leadership Development Programme”.
Congress leaders said the party would work in coordination with Left, Trinamool Congress, Samajwadi Party and Janata Dal (United).
But despite the string of defeats, the accountability has not been fixed.
Sources said Rahul’s whirlwind tour is expected to cement the existing support for the Congress.
The Congress has fielded Mukhi’s son-in-law Suresh Kumar as its official candidate in the constituency.
A protest letter in this regard has been sent to AICC president Sonia Gandhi.
Ajay Maken asked for the cameras to be turned off.
81 Brahmins, 62 OBCs, 55 Muslims in list that was rejected by Rahul.
The high command has made it clear that it plans to ensure accountability of leadership at all levels.
A session of the AICC is expected in the first quarter of 2015, where he is likely to present the “opinion” of the party.