The Congress party has decided it will not send any representatives for television debates for a month. Randeep Singh Surjewala, Congress communications in-charge, took to Twitter to announce the decision. He wrote, "Congress has decided to not send spokespersons on television debates for a month."
He also requested media channels to not invite any party spokespersons for debates. "All media channels/editors are requested to not place Congress representatives on their shows," Randeep Singh Surjewala wrote on Twitter.
.@INCIndia has decided to not send spokespersons on television debates for a month.— Randeep Singh Surjewala (@rssurjewala) May 30, 2019
All media channels/editors are requested to not place Congress representatives on their shows.
The announcement comes as the Congress is dealing with Lok Sabha poll debacle. The Congress has for the moment sunk into a leadership crisis with its president Rahul Gandhi remaining adamant to quit the post. However, if sources are to be believed, the senior leaders of the party have for now convinced the Gandhi scion to continue as the party chief until a suitable replacement is found.
The Congress has convened a meeting of opposition parties in Parliament on May 31 to discuss the possible reasons for their defeat, sources said on Wednesday.The opposition parties may also discuss their strategy for the Parliament session which is likely to begin from June 6.