Last Updated: September 19, 2022, 21:31 IST
Rahul Gandhi, who is on a 3,500-km long Bharat Jodo Yatra, on Monday posted a cryptic post on Facebook which have wide interpretations in the present context as his party Congress is preparing to elect its president.
“When the boat gets stuck in the middle, then the rudder has to be taken in one’s hand. Will not stop, will not bow down, will unite India,” the former Congress chief wrote on Facebook with a picture where he can be seen rowing a boat.
Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Bihar and Chhattisgarh units of Congress have passed a resolution, urging Rahul Gandhi to lead the party as next president.
The Congress Working Committee (CWC)- the highest decision-making body of the Congress – met in August to approve the election for its president post on October 17. The results for the elections are to be announced on October 19.
Meanwhile, News18 sources said Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot also expected to contest election for Congress President. Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has also received Sonia Gandhi’s approval to contest the elections, NDTV reported.