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Cong may raise representation of SC, ST, OBC and minorities in party to 50%

A decision on this has been taken by the panel on social justice and empowerment formed by party chief Sonia Gandhi


Press Trust of India  |  Udaipur (Rajasthan) 

Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi, party leader Rahul Gandhi and others during a meeting of AICC General Secretaries, In-charges, PCC Presidents and CLPs on day 2 of the party's Nav Sankalp Shivir, in Udaipur

The is likely to bring in a measure to ensure 50 per cent representation to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, OBCs and minorities at all levels of the party organisation.

A decision on this has been taken by the panel on social justice and empowerment formed by party chief Sonia Gandhi to lead discussions on this issue at the Congress' three-day 'Nav Sankalp Chintan Shivir' here, party leader K Raju said.

He added that it is likely to be recommended for approval of the Working Committee.

Raju said the panel is also likely to propose establishing a social justice advisory council to the president.

This advisory council will look at issues and give recommendation to the president, he said.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sat, May 14 2022. 17:08 IST