At the Congress Working Committee (CWC) assembly final week, the textual content of Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s speech launched by the social gathering omitted one thing which she had mentioned. It was about Gandhi telling the CWC members that no matter is mentioned and no matter she says typically discover its method to the media. In the previous too, the Congress was typically taken without warning when discussions happening on the CWC had reached the media in actual time. To verify it, the social gathering has requested all its leaders on the Chintan Shivir to maintain their cell phones away whereas holding group discussions on the six chosen matters. These leaders have been supplied with lockers and keys to deposit their telephones.
Not simply that. The private assistants (PAs) of all of the leaders have been additionally requested to go away Taj Aravali, the place the three-day Shivir is happening. The conclave’s venue can also be out of bounds for the reporters – even photographers as effectively. So media individuals weren’t allowed to enter the venue and canopy the Congress president’s inaugural handle. A make-shift media enclave has been arrange a long way away from the venue, the place Gandhi’s handle was beamed reside.
G-23 faces seated subsequent to Sonia, Rahul
Although not intentional, the seating preparations on the Shivir’s inaugural session evoked a lot curiosity. While the primary row was reserved for the CWC members, there have been no title plates. And it so occurred that CWC members, Anand Sharma and Ghulam Nabi Azad, the important thing leaders of the dissident Group of 23 or G-23, have been seated subsequent to Sonia and Rahul Gandhi. While the primary row of 24 seats was reserved for the CWC members, Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath and Haryana Congress Legislature Party chief Bhupinder Singh Hooda managed to discover a place there, as did Madhusudan Mistry, the pinnacle of the Congress’s election authority.
Gandhis be a part of political, financial brainstorming
Gandhis joined the group discussions following the Shivir’s inaugural session. Significantly, Sonia Gandhi, who joined the group discussing the political points didn’t sit on the head desk, leaving it for the members of the Mallikarjun Kharge-headed group to occupy. The members of the group embody Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ashok Chavan, N Uttam Kumar Reddy, Shashi Tharoor, Gaurav Gogoi, Saptagiri Sankar Ulaka, Pawan Khera and Ragini Nayak. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra too joined its deliberations. Rahul Gandhi joined the group discussing the financial points. Shivir’s 430 delegates have been divided into six teams to brainstorm on six points – political, financial, organisational, social justice, youth and empowerment and farmers and agriculture.