In response to the notification, the method for submitting nominations for the election might be held from September 24 to 30
New Delhi: The Congress’ central election authority on Thursday issued a notification for the AICC president polls, setting the ball rolling for electing the successor to the longest-serving occasion chief Sonia Gandhi.
Within the notification issued, Chairman of the Central Election Authority Madhusudan Mistry, beneath the ability vested in him by provision of Article XVIII of the Structure of the Indian Nationwide Congress, introduced the election of the president of the occasion to be held as per the given schedule.
In response to the notification, the method for submitting nominations for the election might be held from September 24 to 30.
The date of scrutiny of the nomination papers could be on October 1, whereas the final date of withdrawal of nominations could be October 8.
The election, if there’s a couple of candidate, will happen on October 17. The counting of votes and the declaration of outcomes could be on October 19.
“Now due to this fact, I hereby name upon the delegates of the Congress Social gathering to elect the President of Indian Nationwide Congress in accordance with the availability made beneath Article XVIII,” Mistry mentioned within the notification.
The nomination kind might be obtainable on the AICC Workplace, 24 Akbar Street, New Delhi, in accordance with the notification.
The race for the Congress president’s submit hotted up on Wednesday with Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot giving a transparent indication that he might enter the ballot fray and Shashi Tharoor assembly the occasion’s ballot panel chief to investigate concerning the nomination formalities.
After over 20 years, the Congress is about to see a contest for the submit of occasion chief.
The upcoming polls would definitely be historic as the brand new president would change Sonia Gandhi, the longest-serving occasion president who has been on the helm since 1998, barring the 2 years between 2017 and 2019 when Rahul Gandhi took over.
The occasion final noticed a contest for the submit in November 2000. Jitendra Prasada had misplaced to Sonia Gandhi in 2000 and previous to that Sitaram Kesri had defeated Sharad Pawar and Rajesh Pilot in 1997.