The Congress party has been passing through with all the issues. Internal tussle in the party; lack of energetic young leaders; Rahul Gandhi’s inability to convince people with his sparkling speech. Questions are raised about the top leadership post as well. The issue of Sachin Pilot for the chief minister’s post in Rajasthan is crucial.
The failure of the party in the five state assembly elections in March has created a lot of difficulties and drooped the shoulders of the party workers. The grand old party has not lost heart and is ready to restore its old glory. Regarding this, the Congress party is set to gather in Udaipur, Rajasthan, from May 13 to 15 to find out the shortcomings in the party. Where the party is lagging behind in recently held elections in some states?
Discussion on upcoming elections
The main discussion is expected to take place about the strategy of the party in the forthcoming elections in two states, Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, and, above all, the Lok Sabha polls in 2024. State assembly polls will take place in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chattisgarh next year. Keeping in mind that the party is likely to take a pledge to proceed with grassroots work,
Former party president Rahul Gandhi, along with 40 other leaders of the party, is likely to travel by train from Delhi to Udaipur. The train journey has been planned, which is an effort to connect with the people.
The party has been critical of the government amidst inflation and the rise in prices of fuel and essential goods that impact the common people the most. Discussions are likely to take place on this matter.
The main focus of the party would be on the shrinking political space. This is the big challenge: how to get sympathy from ordinary people is a daunting task. The Congress party is likely to discuss organisational, electoral, and political challenges; defections; and incessant defeats, which will be discussed during the upcoming “Chintan Shivir.”