Amid criticism of the Congress high brass by some leaders following a poor present within the Bihar election, senior chief Salman Khurshid on Sunday mentioned there isn’t a management disaster within the occasion and an all-round assist for Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi is “obvious to anybody who just isn’t blind”.
Mr Khurshid, who’s among the many leaders thought-about near the Gandhi household, mentioned there are sufficient boards within the Congress for airing views and doing so exterior the occasion “hurts” it, remarks that come days after senior chief Kapil Sibal and a few others went public with their criticism of the occasion management.
“The management listens to me, I’m given a chance, they (these criticising within the media) are given a chance, the place does this factor come from that the management just isn’t listening,” Mr Khurshid informed PTI in an interview.
Requested about feedback by Mr Sibal and one other senior chief P Chidambaram on Congress’s poor exhibiting within the Bihar election and the bypolls, he mentioned he can not disagree with what they’ve mentioned however requested why does anyone must exit and inform the media and the world that “we have to do that”.
“Evaluation is finished on a regular basis, there isn’t a quarrel about evaluation. It will likely be finished. The management, of which all these individuals are an element, will appropriately take a look at what might have gone improper, how we may have improved, and that can occur within the regular course, we needn’t speak about it within the public,” mentioned Mr Khurshid, a everlasting invitee to the Congress Working Committee (CWC).
His remarks come days after Mr Sibal’s public criticism of the Congress management and his assertion that the time of introspection was over and folks now not noticed the occasion as an efficient various.
Requested about some leaders calling for having a full-time president, he mentioned they need to come ahead and speak about it contained in the occasion.
“See our chief and say you do not look good with out a label, the chief will take a name,” Mr Khurshid mentioned.
Hitting out at these voicing issues that Sonia Gandhi has been interim chief for over a yr, he requested who decides one yr is just too lengthy for having an interim chief and asserted that if the method of electing a brand new president is taking time, there have to be an excellent motive for it.
“No person has gone away, they’re all right here. The one insistence is on a label, why do you insist on a label. There isn’t any president within the Bahujan Samaj Get together, there isn’t a chairman within the Left wing events, solely normal secretaries…Each occasion can not observe the identical mannequin,” he mentioned.
The occasion has a president in Sonia Gandhi, although interim, which isn’t exterior the Structure, not unreasonable and never one thing the occasion “cannot survive with”, Mr Khurshid mentioned.
“We’re blissful, we’re working with it. There isn’t any management disaster, I say that with nice emphasis,” he asserted.
The election committee is engaged on the election of the president which is taking time resulting from COVID, he mentioned, including that each one the work and preparations are underway.
Requested if everybody within the Congress is strongly behind Rahul Gandhi as their chief, Mr Khurshid mentioned, “I feel that’s obvious to anybody who just isn’t blind, that individuals are absolutely supportive of Congress president Sonia ji and of Mr Rahul Gandhi, who’s our former president. All people helps them.”
“Those that query (the management), in the event that they declare to be democrats, they need to have some courtesy to incorporate us who do not query (the management) and contained in the occasion we will determine whether or not they’re extra or we’re extra. All our objection is about this occurring exterior the occasion,” he mentioned.