Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi.

Amid war of words among party leaders, Congress’ Special Committee to meet today

After dealing with defeat in Bihar meeting elections and by-elections, a gathering of the particular committee to help Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi goes to happen on Tuesday.

According to data acquired from sources, there will probably be a gathering at 5 pm by way of video conferencing however its agenda just isn’t clear.

This assembly is happening at a time when the problem of overview in Congress has been rising after the defeat within the elections. Kapil Sibal, one of many 23 Congress leaders who wrote a letter to Sonia Gandhi just a few months in the past to demand reforms within the occasion, has demanded a contemporary overview of the defeat, after which he has come underneath hearth from fellow Congress leaders.

From Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to Delhi Congress president Anil Chaudhary, Congress leaders are focusing on Sibal for elevating questions.

Amidst all this, the assembly of Sonia Gandhi’s advisory committee is giving rise to a number of hypothesis. In August, a Special Committee was fashioned to help the interim president of the Congress, Sonia Gandhi on organisational and operational issues.

Ahmed Patel, KC Venugopal, AK Antony, Ambika Soni, Mukul Wasnik, Randeep Surjewala are its members. The necessary factor is that as a consequence of unwell well being, Ahmed Patel is admitted to the hospital. Despite this, questions are being raised about whether or not a brand new storm is coming contained in the Congress.

The Congress is being blamed for the defeat of the Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandhan) within the just lately concluded Bihar elections. In the Mahagathbandhan, the success charge of RJD and the Left events was greater than 50 per cent whereas the Congress might win solely 19 seats out of 70 seats it contested.

Congress received solely 9 seats out of 28 in Madhya Pradesh by-election. The Congress couldn’t win a single seat within the by-elections in two meeting seats in Karnataka and eight meeting seats in Gujarat. Congress efficiency was additionally disappointing in UP the place Priyanka Gandhi is in-charge.

RJD leaders have additionally raised questions over Congress occasion’s perspective in direction of Bihar Assembly polls. RJD chief Shivanand Tiwari has taken on the occasion management saying that they didn’t pay heed to the marketing campaign as many senior leaders like Priyanka Gandhi, former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and even Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi didn’t flip up for the ballot marketing campaign.