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Inside Congress’ 84th plenary session

The three-day Indian National Congress' 84th plenary session commenced on Friday at the Indira Gandhi Indoor stadium in New Delhi. It is attended by Congress chief ministers, state Congress presidents and Congress legislature party leaders from all states.

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The three-day Indian National Congress' 84th plenary session commenced on Friday at the Indira Gandhi Indoor stadium in New Delhi. Rahul Gandhi, who is attending his first meet at chief of the party, addressed the gathering on Saturday. In his inaugural speech, he said only Congress can unite a ‘divided nation’. He added, “Only Congress can show the way for this nation. This country belongs to all irrespective of which religion caste community one belongs to. We will work for all.” During the session, Congress is expected to discuss and adopt two resolutions, one political and the other on jobs and poverty alleviation. Party leaders will also draft resolutions which will be adopted at the conclave over the next two days. The Congress Working Committee members will be picked by the party president on the concluding day of the meet (Express Photo/Tashi Tobgyal)

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It is attended by Congress chief ministers, state Congress presidents and Congress legislature party leaders from all states. Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and former party president Sonia Gandhi were also present (Express Photo/Praveen Jain)

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi with his mother and former party chief Sonia Gandhi (Express Photo/Tashi Tobgyal)

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Rahul and president of Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee Ajay Maken. (Express Photo/Tashi Tobgyal)

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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh with former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit (Express Photo/Tashi Tobgyal)

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Rahul Gandhi with Sheila Dikshit (Express Photo/Tashi Tobgyal)

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Rahul and party spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala. During the three-day session, the Congress will discuss and adopt two resolutions (Express Photo/Praveen Jain)

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Congress’ plenary this weekend comes in the wake of significant political developments, including efforts by regional parties to meet on a common platform and counter the BJP

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Congress leader from Madhya Pradesh Jyotiraditya Scindia. The party recently retained the high-stakes Mungaoli and Kolaras Assembly constituencies in byelections. The victories come months before the state goes to the Assembly polls (Express Photo/Praveen Jain)

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Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad with Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and Kamal Nath (Express Photo/Tashi Tobgyal)

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Shashi Tharoor with Harish Rawat (Express Photo/Praveen Jain)

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Ghulam Nabi Azad. He recently accused the BJP-led government of tapping the phones of Opposition leaders, adding that they have all been "reduced to terrorists". He said there is an atmosphere of "fear" in the country.(Express Photo/Praveen Jain)

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The session will ratify Rahul’s appointment as the Congress president on Sunday. (Express Photo/Tashi Tobgyal)