Congress Working Committee rejected the resignation of party president Rahul Gandhi. Rahul took the responsibility of losing the Lok Sabha and offered to withdraw from the post. In the meeting of Congress Working Committee on Saturday, Rahul also expressed his anger over senior leaders. Rahul said that these senior leaders kept their personal interest above the party interest.
According to a report by the English newspaper Times of India, Rahul was quite angry in the meeting. He alleged that senior party leaders of the party had insisted on giving tickets to their sons. According to the report, Rahul said this on the remarks of Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia that he had talked of preparing local leaders. According to the report, Rahul said that the party had performed very poorly in those states, where its government was. He said that Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and CM Kamal Nath of Madhya Pradesh insisted on giving tickets to his sons while he was not in favor of this. Rahul also took the name of P. Chidambaram in this context