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Party president should be allowed to take decisions: Prithviraj Chavan

'For a vibrant Congress all electoral processes need to be put in place. Kharge should be allowed to find his own feet and permitted to take his own decisions on who should contest election'

Prithviraj Chavan. Photo: Wikipedia

Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan

Aditi Phadnis
This is what former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan says about the new Congress chief, Mallikarjun Kharge, as discussion begins about whether Kharge will be his own man or a proxy for the Gandhi family. Edited excerpts from an interview to Aditi Phadnis

The Congress has an elected president. What are your expectations from him?
The fact that the Congress has held election after a very long time is itself a major achievement, because I feel that in a democracy like ours, political parties should also be structured on the principles of democracy, which has not happened -- in other parties

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First Published: Oct 30 2022 | 10:24 PM IST

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