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Polls not the way to elect party chief, says Amarinder Singh

The organisational election process within the Congress party is underway

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The new Congress president should be appointed through consensus and not election. This would help to bind the party and Rahul Gandhi is certainly up to it, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Sunday. He said it was up to Sonia Gandhi whether she would continue as party chief for another term. The party will be happy if she decides so. Amarinder favoured projection of regional leaders in Congress and making them the party’s face in each state ahead of Assembly elections. “Elections are always bitter and consensus keeps the party together. There ...

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First Published: Mon, May 01 2017. 02:37 IST
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