"But today, I would say that the Congress is facing an existential crisis".
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh. "The Congress does not agree with this", Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala told ANI. As the party deals with a crisis over Rajya Sabha elections and cross voting in Gujarat, Rahul Gandhi is said to be down with viral fever. The state has become a political focus for Congress after the attack on Rahul Gandhi during a tour of flood-hit areas on Friday.
He said, it was wrong for the Congress to think that anti-incumbency will work automatically against the NDA government in states being ruled by the BJP in the elections.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President Dr G Parameshwara, Working President Dinesh Gundu Rao and legislators of the party have been asked to wear white clothes and participate in the rally. We have to understand we are up against Prime Minister Modi, Amit Shah.
AICC vice President Rahul Gandhi will not be part of Congress Working Committee meet on Tuesday. "Old slogans don't work, old formulas don't work, old mantras don't work. India has changed, the Congress party has to change", he added.
The meeting of the CWC, the highest decision-making body of the Congress, will be chaired by party president Sonia Gandhi and it is likely to pass a resolution relating to the Quit India movement. I thought it will happen in 2016, it didn't happen. "We condemn attack on our leader and ask the Prime Minister to put an end to his divisive politics that is very unsafe for the nation", Bhushan said.