Congress president poll plot thickens as Digvijay Singh neither denies, nor confirms his candidature

Former Madhya Pradesh CM Digvijay Singh has introduced a twist in the Congress President Election by indicating that he may contest as well

FP Staff September 22, 2022 18:09:00 IST
Congress president poll plot thickens as Digvijay Singh neither denies, nor confirms his candidature

Former Madhya Pradesh CM Digvijay Singh has introduced a twist in the Congress President Election by indicating that he may contest as well Image Courtesy ANI

New Delhi: The election for the post of Congress President is getting interesting. Till now, there were speculations about Ashok Gehlot and Shashi Tharoor going to the polls, but veteran Congress leader Digvijay Singh has introduced a twist by indicating that he may contest as well.

On being asked about whether he will also file his nomination for the post of Congress president, Digvijaya Singh said, “People should wait till September 30.”

September 30 is the last date for filing nominations for the elections to the post of Congress president.

Gehlot gave indications that he is ready to leave the post of Rajasthan CM if he is elected as Congress president.

Digvijay Singh said that in the meeting of Congress in Udaipur this year, it was decided that a person will occupy only one post.

“Ashok Gehlot will have to resign as CM of Uttar Pradesh,” he said.

Giving the example of Madhya Pradesh, he said that Kamal Nath also had to leave the post of Madhya Pradesh CM.

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