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U'khand Cong passes resolution on Rahul Gandhi as party prez

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

The has passed a resolution urging to take over as party president.

Moved by the Leader of Opposition Indira Hridayesh in the state assembly, the resolution was passed unanimously by over 200 party members at a meeting of the Pradesh congres committee (PCC), held at the state party office here yesterday.

PCC president Pritam Singh said this is the appropriate time to elevate the vice president to the top post in view of the proximity of 2019 polls.

"Rahul Gandhi's able leadership will help us fight divisive forces," he said.

The is currently conducting organisational polls, including for the post of president. The Commission has set a December deadline for the Congress to conclude the exercise. The All Congress Committee, however, plans to complete the process by the end of this month.

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First Published: Fri, October 13 2017. 14:57 IST