Making the much-anticipated announcement, Congress’ Central Election Authority president Madhusudan Mistry on Wednesday said the party would get its new national president by next year. The party will get a new face to lead in the end of September 2022, he said.
As of now, the party is headed by interim president Sonia Gandh who took charge of the position after her son and Congress MP Rahul Gandhi resigned from the post in July 2019 following the party’s defeat in 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
“As per schedule decided by Congress Working Committee, the election process for the post of Congress president will be completed by September,” Mistry told ANI.
“Post March, the election process will be started at the primary level like block, district and state following which the election process for the post of party president will be completed by September,” he said.
On asking about the election of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) members, Mistry said that it will be decided by the working committee and then conveyed to the Central Election Authority to hold the election for the CWC members or not.