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In Congress’s Search For New Lok Sabha Leader, A “G-23” Twist

In Congress's Search For New Lok Sabha Leader, A 'G-23' Twist

Congress to switch Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury as chief in Lok Sabha (File)

New Delhi:

Adhir Chowdhury shall be changed because the chief of the Congress within the Lok Sabha and among the leaders of G23 — who wrote the explosive letter criticising the functioning of the celebration to Sonia Gandhi — are contenders for the submit, sources have stated. The monsoon session of parliament begins on July 19.

Sources stated Rahul Gandhi is not going to be the chief of the celebration within the Lok Sabha.

Those who’re within the operating embody Shashi Tharoor and Manish Tiwari. The names of Gaurav Gogoi, Ravneet Singh Bittu and Uttam Kumar Reddy are additionally being thought-about.

Of them, Mr Tharoor and Manish Tewari are a part of G-23 – the group of dissenters who despatched the primary vital letter to the celebration in August final yr, triggering an inside storm and ended up shedding the varied celebration positions they held.

Speculation in regards to the removing of Mr Chowdhury has been on for lengthy. Party sources, nonetheless, stated it’s being executed because the “One man one post” rule shall be rigorously enforced now.

Mr Chowdhury is each chief of Bengal Congress in addition to the and Leader in Lok Sabha. Others who maintain two posts can even be relieved of 1, celebration sources stated.

The celebration has referred to as for a method session for parliament on July 15. Sources stated the Congress will demand an investigation by a Joint Parliamentary Committee into the Rafale deal.


(THIS STORY HAS NOT BEEN EDITED BY INDIA07 TEAM AND IS AUTO-GENERATED FROM A SYNDICATED FEED.)

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