The top management of the Congress is deliberating whether or not or not it ought to send Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the get together’s normal secretary in control of japanese Uttar Pradesh, to the Rajya Sabha. This comes even because the refrain for her being made a member of the Upper House is rising and leaders from the three party-ruled states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh are lining up to provide their state seat.
As many as 51 Rajya Sabha seats are falling vacant in April, of which eight are from the three party-ruled states. The Congress has 46 seats within the 245-member Upper House.
Senior get together leaders really feel that Vadra being a member of the Rajya Sabha may assist in a two-pronged assault on the Union authorities along with her brother and former get together president Rahul Gandhi main the cost of the Congress within the Lok Sabha.
“The top management is seized of the matter. Officially, there was no dialogue and the ultimate name shall be taken by her and the Gandhi household. There is a rising refrain as a result of all get together state models would need her to characterize them,” a senior normal secretary of the get together mentioned, requesting anonymity.
Every get together employee needs that Vadra turns into a member of the Rajya Sabha and each state dominated by the Congress would need her to characterize them, Avinash Pande, the get together’s normal secretary in control of Rajasthan mentioned on Tuesday. Leaders from Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh had urged Vadra to characterize their states.
Vadra had plunged into politics final yr by taking on the get together place forward of the Lok Sabha elections.
Former prime minister Indira Gandhi had begun her parliamentary profession as a member of the Rajya Sabha. At current, the opposite member of Parliament from the Gandhi household aside from Rahul Gandhi is Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who’s a Lok Sabha member.
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