Nation Current Affairs 28 Jun 2019 KPCC revamp in limbo ...

KPCC revamp in limbo over AICC uncertainty

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | CYNTHIA CHANDRAN
Published Jun 28, 2019, 2:19 am IST
Updated Jun 28, 2019, 2:19 am IST
Mullapally R-amachandran, Oommen Chandy and Ramesh Chennithala had held a couple of rounds of talks on the revamp.
Much to the disillusionment of many, Mr Gandhi is firm in his decision to step down holding moral responsibility for the debacle.
 Much to the disillusionment of many, Mr Gandhi is firm in his decision to step down holding moral responsibility for the debacle.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee revamping has almost come to a standstill thanks to the uncertainty over Rahul Gandhi's successor as Congress president. Even though KPCC leadership keeps on saying it will take place without delay, the confusion looms large.

Before the Lok Sabha elections, they had decided to go for organisational revamping within two months of the regime change as they were expecting a Congress-led coalition government.

 

Much to the disillusionment of many, Mr Gandhi is firm in his decision to step down holding moral responsibility for the debacle.

Mullapally Ramachandran, Oommen Chandy and Ramesh Chennithala had held a couple of rounds of talks on the revamp.

But it got stuck on Mr Gandhi's firm stand on finding a successor.

A senior KPCC general secretary said since there's none in a commanding position in Delhi, the party revamping would remain on hold.

"Party president has to sign on the approved list. So it will happen only after a new president takes over," he told DC.

Congress MLAs are busy with the ongoing Assembly session.

A KPCC secretary said there's a "feeling of desolation" prevalent among the leaders as by-elections to six constituencies are on the anvil.

"Firstly, there should be a Congress president. Then within a few days, leaders will come up with a list balancing their respective group equations. Then things will fall in place, and hopefully, Congress will put up a formidable performance in the by-elections," he said.

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