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Ambiguity over Rahul as Congress prez continues

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A communication from the on the appointments to the on Friday appears to strengthen the clouds of uncertainty.

"The has approved your proposal regarding the apointment of MLAs and MLCs to the following positions in the lower house and upper house of Assembly and Council," read a letter from General Secretary K C Venugopal to another Mallikarjun Kharge, who is in charge of Maharashtra affairs.

Normally, such communications invoke the office of the for the approval of such appointments. But today's coomunication said "the AICC has approved..."

Ever since Gandhi offered to resign from the post of in the wake of electoral debacle, which was, however, rejected by the Working Committee, the party has tied itself in knots on the issue.

The spokespersons have been maintaining that Gandhi continues to be the party and there was no question of any non-Gandhi-Nehru occupying the post.

on Wednesday told reporters that "Gandhi was, is and will be the Congress " He was talking to reporters after a meeting of the party's group which discussed the Assembly elections later this year.

Another spokesperspon also echoed similar views yesterday when he was asked about the issue.

Meanwhile, was elected as of the All eyes are on what she would do with the appointments regarding the floor leaders in both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. One issue of interest will be whether is made the Leder of the Party in Lok Sabha.

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First Published: Fri, June 14 2019. 17:20 IST
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