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The new president would replace Sonia Gandhi, the longest-serving party president who has been at the helm since 1998, barring the two years between 2017 and 2019 when Rahul Gandhi took over.

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HomeIndiaCong issues notification for AICC president polls; contest likely after over 2 decades


Cong issues notification for AICC president polls; contest likely after over 2 decades

The new president would replace Sonia Gandhi, the longest-serving party president who has been at the helm since 1998, barring the two years between 2017 and 2019 when Rahul Gandhi took over.











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New Delhi | Updated: September 22, 2022 8:07:39 pm



































The counting of votes and the declaration of results would be on October 19. (File)The Congress on Thursday issued a notification for the party president poll, setting the ball rolling for electing the successor to the longest-serving chief Sonia Gandhi, with senior leaders Ashok Gehlot and Shashi Tharoor being seen as potential contenders.

According to the notification issued by the party’s central election authority chairman Madhusudan Mistry, the process for filing nominations for the election will be held from September 24 to 30.

The scrutiny of the nomination papers would take place on October 1, while the last date of withdrawal of nominations would be October 8. The final list of candidates would be published at 5 pm on October 8.

Polling, if required, will take place on October 17. The counting of votes and the declaration of results would be on October 19.

Over 9,000 Pradesh Congress Committee delegates will vote in the polls. The party had also assured leaders that those wanting to file nomination will be able see the list of all 9,000 delegates from the office of central election authority at the AICC office from September 20.

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/cong-issues-notification-aicc-president-polls-contest-after-2-decades-8167070/


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