Raipur (Chhattisgarh), September 18: The Chhattisgarh unit of Congress has unanimously passed a resolution that Rahul Gandhi should take over as party president again.
The Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee held an important meeting on Sunday, with an organisational election in the state unit on agenda. State Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, party state in-charge PL Punia and other leaders of the state were all present at the meeting.
Another unanimously voted resolution authorised the All India Congress Committee President to appoint AICC Delegate, PCC President, Treasurer, and State Executive for the state.
"The following 2 resolutions have been unanimously passed in the meeting of state Congress representatives today:
1) AICC President authorized to constitute AICC Delegate, PCC President, Treasurer and State Executive 2) Shri Rahul Gandhi to take over as the National President again," CM Bhupesh Baghel said on Twitter.
Talking to the media, CM Baghel stated, "Chhattisgarh Congress Committee and Rajasthan Cong Committee has made this proposal. It has been done in 2 states but if this proposal comes from other states too, then Rahul ji should rethink this matter."
Earlier in the day, the Congress Committees of Rajasthan also passed a resolution to make Rahul Gandhi party president.
"Resolution has been passed that everyone will abide by whatever the national president decides on, including the appointment of state presidents. Another resolution moved by CM (Ashok Gehlot) to appoint Rahul Gandhi as the party president has also been passed," the Rajasthan Minister said.