HARYANA CONGRESS leaders Wednesday passed a unanimous resolution to demand that Rahul Gandhi be appointed party chief. After a meeting, former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda told The Indian Express that they had requested AICC president Sonia Gandhi to appoint Rahul as party chief. “We have also passed a resolution authorising Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi to nominate the president of the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) and names of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) delegates from the state,” added Hooda.
In a meeting held at Congress office at Chandigarh, Hooda presented the resolution in the support of Rahul Gandhi. HPCC chief Ashok Tanwar, CLP leader Kiran Choudhry and Rajya Sabha MP Kumari Selja also approved the same. In charge of Congress affairs in Haryana Kamal Nath was also present.