Congress president polls: Tharoor, Kharge, and Tripathi file nomination

While the leaders have come out and claimed that the elections in the party is a friendly contest and not a battle between the rivals, reports suggest that Kharge is a favourite candidate



BS Web Team
After two decades, the Indian National Congress (INC) is set to see a contest for the party chief. 

The party is gearing up to host its presidential polls on October 17. The new party president, on October 19, will replace incumbent Sonia Gandhi, who has been at the helm for decades now. 

The filing of nominations was held from September 24 to September 30. As the nomination filing has come to an end, only three leaders are in the fray -- Shashi Tharoor, Mallikarjun Kharge, and K N Tripathi.

First Published: Sep 30 2022 | 8:07 PM IST

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