Upadhyaya said proposals for the post of party president would be accepted till December 4 and scrutiny of papers would be done the next day. The last date for withdrawal of candidature is December 11.
Each valid nomination paper has to be proposed by 10 state party unit delegates and a number of state units are likely to file nominations proposing Rahul Gandhi as their candidate for the presidential election.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who is set to take over the reins of the party from his mother, is likely to file his papers on the last day of filing of nomination on December 4.
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