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Cong's youth wing urges Rahul to take over as party president

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Indian Youth (IYC) today adopted a resolution urging to take over as the president.

The resolution was adopted at the national executive of the IYC held at its Raisina Road office, which was attended by IYC chief Raja and secretary in-charge of the youth win Suraj Hegde, its office-bearers and state unit chiefs among others.

The resolution, proposed by Raja, was unanimously adopted. It was presented by IYC national secretary Jebi Mather.

"As a leader who has always stood for youth, women and Dalit empowerment, the Indian Youth is confident that young energetic leader, Rahul Gandhi, will give young and energetic leadership to the Indian National Congress. The Youth Congress resolves that should become the president, All Congress Committee," the resolution said.

Various state units of the Congress have also passed similar resolutions urging to take over as the party chief.

The Congress organisational polls are underway and Rahul Gandhi is likely to take over as the party chief later this month.

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First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 22:13 IST