Goa Congress urges Rahul Gandhi to take over as party chief


PANAJI : The Goa Congress on Monday passed a unanimous resolution to request Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to take over as party chief. The state party unit, through a separate resolution, empowered Congress President Sonia Gandhi to appoint the new state unit chief and as well as the state's members to the All India Congress Committee.


"I moved the resolution to request Rahul Gandhi to take over as the Congress President. We look forward to his leadership. The resolution was passed unanimously," Goa Congress President Shantaram Naik told reporters here.

"It is up to the Congress chief to appoint a new Goa Congress chief since Naik's term is over. We will back Sonia Gandhi's choice," a party official said.


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