The Congress will work in place of the Working Committee
Party General Secretary KC Venugopal said in the order that as per Article 15 (b) of the Constitution of the Indian National Congress, the Congress President has constituted the Steering Committee. It will act in place of the Congress Working Committee. The CWC is the highest decision-making body of the Congress. The steering committee will now take all decisions in the party’s plenary session till Kharge’s election is confirmed. It will include all the representatives of the state Congress Committee. According to the constitution of the party, 11 members of CWC will be nominated. There will be 12 elected members. Apart from this, the leader of the party in Parliament and the Congress president will also be members of the working committee.
The senior leaders of the party got a place
The new steering committee includes Rahul Gandhi, AK Antony, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Union Minister Ajay Maken, KC Venugopal, Jairam Ramesh, Kumari Selja, former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, Priyanka Gandhi, Tariq Anwar, Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary, Digvijay Singh, Rajeev Shukla included. , Pramod Tiwari, Tariq Hamid Kara, P.L. Punia, B. Manikam Tagore, former MP and state Congress president Jaiprakash Aggarwal and former MLA Devendra Yadav have been given seats.
Shashi Tharoor did not find a place in the list
Various speculations are being made after Tharoor was not given a place in the new Congress committee. It is also being discussed a lot on social media. People on social media say that Tharoor is being punished for contesting for the post of President. Along with this, many people have also raised questions on the internal democracy of the Congress. However, many people have also said not to give space to young leaders like Sachin Pilot.