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Congress' Central Election Authority Chairman Mullapally Ramchandran said that the committee has received 89 nomination papers, all proposing the name of Rahul for the coveted post.
"89 nomination papers all proposing names of Rahul Gandhi have been received by us.
The committee also explained that if there were nominations other than that of Rahul, an election would be conducted, else he would be elevated to the post of the party president.
If elected, Rahul will succeed his mother Sonia, who has been holding the post for nearly two decades.
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