With Rahul Gandhi at the helm, Congress Working Committee (CWC) is meeting for the first time at AlCC headquarters in Delhi on Friday.
Congress top brass welcomed the new party President and discussed several political issues including party’s strategy after the recent Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly election.
In the CWC meeting, the 2G scam verdict was also discussed.
This is the first CWC meeting for Rahul Gandhi as Congress President. Sonia Gandhi, Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Motilal Vora also attended the meeting.
Here are the Highlights of Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting:
# Currently Himachal and Gujarat assembly election results are being discussed.
# CWC members present at the meeting are: Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Motilal Vohra, Ahmed Patel, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mohsina Kidwai, Kamal Nath, Mallikarjun Kharge, Anand Sharma, CP Joshi, BK Hari Prasad, Oscar Fernandez, Janardan Dwivedi, Vilas Muttemwar, Karan Singh Ambica Soni, Hemu Probha Saikia, Sushila Tiriya are present, reports Mohit Dubey from AICC headquarter.
# Inside visuals: Mallikarjun Kharge presents a bouquet of flowers to Congress President Rahul Gandhi during the Congress Working Committee meeting at AICC HQ in Delhi.
# Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly election results will also be discussed during the CWC meeting. In Gujarat Congress party performed quite well and won 77 seats, up by 16 seats from 2012 assembly elections. However, the party had face major defeat in Himachal Pradesh, a hill state where the party was ruling since 2012.
# In 2014 Lok Sabha election, BJP and its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has used 2G scam as their leading weapon to corner the Congress party. The alleged 2G spectrum allocation scam, which the CBI court says never took place, was said to have taken place under UPA 2.
# The special court verdict in 2G scam actuitting all the accused including former Telecom Minister A Raja is also on the agenda of Congress party's CWC meet. The Congress alleges the entire 2G scam was BJP's propaganda against Congress to win 2014 Lok Sabha election.
# Protests against BJP are being held by Congress party wokers for "misleading the nation" on #BJP2GConspiracy
# Congress Working Committee meeting headed by Congress President Mr. Rahul Gandhi is underway.
Congress Working Committee meeting headed by Congress President Mr. Rahul Gandhi is underway. pic.twitter.com/bxJSEfrXUi— Congress (@INCIndia) December 22, 2017
# Meanwhile, The BJP has decided to continue with Vijay Rupani in Gujarat. Nitin Patel will be his deputy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced Today.
# Delhi: Inside visuals of Congress Working Committee meeting underway at AICC, it is Rahul Gandhi's first CWC meeting as party President.
Delhi: Inside visuals of Congress Working Committee meeting underway at AICC, it is Rahul Gandhi's first CWC meeting as party President, pic.twitter.com/BdVipcyLDs— ANI (@ANI) December 22, 2017
# Congress's first CWC meeting with Rahul Gandhi at the helm begins.
# Delhi: Rahul Gandhi arrives for his first CWC meeting as Congress President, Sonia Gandhi and Motilal Vora also reach AICC for Congress Working Committee Meet
Delhi: Rahul Gandhi arrives for his first CWC meeting as Congress President, Sonia Gandhi and Motilal Vora also reach AICC for Congress Working Committee Meet pic.twitter.com/r6uKazDYen— ANI (@ANI) December 22, 2017
# Delhi: Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh reaches AICC for Congress Working Committee meeting.
Delhi: Former Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh reaches AICC for Congress Working Committee meeting, pic.twitter.com/ZyolRgSbio— ANI (@ANI) December 22, 2017