Opinion | The Congress’ Choice1 min read . Updated: 08 Jul 2019, 06:29 PM IST
The Grand Old Party needs a young leader at its helm to re-energize itself and reorient its vision to meet the aspirations of a young and restless nation
Rahul Gandhi’s resignation as Congress president last week seems to have presented a fait accompli to leaders under whose watch the party performed abysmally in the recent Lok Sabha elections. The sense of conviction and accountability with which Gandhi first offered to resign immediately after the poll results, and then quit formally, has triggered a wave of high-profile resignations in the party. Jyotiraditya Scindia, who was Congress general secretary in-charge of Western Uttar Pradesh for the Lok Sabha polls, has stepped down, while Mumbai Congress chief Milind Deora has quit, saying he looked forward to a “national" role to help stabilize the party.
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