The working committee met today to resolve the leadership crisis following the resignation of Rahul Gandhi. Reports say the party will announce its interim president today. As general secretary, Priyanka Gandhi is the only member of the Working Committee meeting from the Nehru family. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been entrusted with the task of negotiating with leaders from the South, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry regions.
Mukul Wasnik has been appointed as interim chairman. Mallikarjun Khargay’s name is also under consideration. It is also rumored that KC Venugopal may become the working president.
Last Updated 10, Aug 2019, 2 PM IST