Crucial CWC meeting today, Sonia Gandhi likely to offer resignation: Report

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A Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting is scheduled to be held on Monday at 11 am in which party's interim President Sonia Gandhi is likely to offer resignation from the post, sources said
A Working Committee (CWC) meeting is scheduled to be held on Monday at 11 am in which party's interim President is likely to offer resignation from the post, sources said.

The crucial meeting will be held today after a controversy erupted over a letter by more than 20 senior leaders calling for 'full time' active leadership, sweeping reforms and raising questions about the party's condition and direction, as well as demanding the election of the CWC.

According to sources, is upset with this development.

However, chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala refuted media reports about Gandhi quitting as the party's chief.

"Reports of resigning from the post of interim president are false," Surjewala told ANI on Sunday.

Sources said that Sonia Gandhi's resignation will not be accepted by the CWC members.

Sonia Gandhi was appointed as an interim President on August 10, 2019, by the CWC, after stepped down as party chief, taking the responsibility for party's disastrous defeat in 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Congress seems divided over the issue. Gandhi family loyalists and Congress Chief Ministers took on the section of leaders who signed the letter and rallied behind the Gandhi…
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