scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Friday, October 22, 2021

Uttarakhand: After MLA moves to BJP, state Congress to hold review of district, city units

Assembly polls are scheduled to be held in the state in 2022.

Written by Lalmani Verma | Dehradun |
September 17, 2021 2:25:11 am
Rajkumar had been with the BJP from 2007 to 2012, but quit the party and joined the Congress after he was denied a ticket in the 2017 polls. (Express Photo)

After sitting Congress MLA from Purola, Rajkumar, joined the BJP, the Uttarakhand Pradesh Congress Committee has decided to fan out ‘observers and co-observers’ across its district and city units to conduct reviews into organisational affairs and submit confidential reports within 15 days, party functionaries said.

Assembly polls are scheduled to be held in the state in 2022.

UPCC president Ganesh Godiyal has appointed senior leaders including former and sitting MLAs and organisational office bearers as observers and co-observers, sources said, adding that they have been asked to hold meetings in the assigned districts in coordination with district and city presidents to review activities.

“Such developments send an adverse message against Congress… We are trying best to keep the leaders together and contest the Assembly polls to get back power,” said a party leader.

“Observers and co-observers will tour all the districts and hold a review of organisational activities of booth committees, affairs of district units and check whether these units and leaders there are working in coordination with each other or not,” said Mathura Datt Joshi, party’s senior spokesperson and general secretary (organisation).

The state Congress unit has also decided to consider re-induction those party leaders who had been expelled from the organisation for anti-party activities in past five years. A committee will examine requests of such leaders.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App.

  • Newsguard
  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
  • Newsguard
0 Comment(s) *
* The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by indianexpress.com.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement