Sonia Gandhi made the biggest changes in the Congress administration yesterday. In like manner, Sonia Gandhi has taken steps to expel Ghulam Nabi Azad, Motilal Vora, Ambika Soni, and Mallikarjuna Karke from the post of Common Secretary.
Sonia Gandhi, P. Chidambaram, Randeep Singh Surjewala, Tariq Anwar, and Jitendra Singh, who made changes in the executive committee, have been made regular members.
A statement issued by the General Secretary of the Congress Party K. Sivenugopal said that a six-member committee has been appointed ae per advise of Sonia Gandhi and look after the administration. In this group A.K. Anthony, Ahmed Patel, Ambika Soni, K.C. Venugopal, Mukul Wasnik, and Randeep Singh Surjewala have been appointed.
Besides, Sonia has set up the Central Election Commission to elect the Congress president. Madhusudan Mistry is the chairman of the committee and Rajesh Misra, Krishna Byre Gowda, Jyoti Mani, and Arvinder Singh Lovey have been appointed as members. This committee will select the new leader. Sonia Gandhi wrote a letter to 23 senior leaders demanding the changes in the Congress leadership.
Prominent among these was Ghulam Nabi Azad, who, despite being removed from the post of General Secretary, remains a regular member of the Executive Committee.
Mukul Wasnik, a key leader in Sonia Gandhi’s letter, has been appointed General Secretary of Madhya Pradesh.
Anurag Narayan Singh, Asha Kumar, Kaurav Gokhale, and Ram Chandra Kundia, who were in charge of the states, have been acquitted.