Congress to hold organisational polls in 3 phases, election for president’s post to be completed in Sept 2022

The process will kick off with enrolment of members from November 1, 2021, Congress general secretary (organisation) KC Venugopal said after a five-hour-long meeting of the CWC

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Putting an end to speculation on the issue, the Congress on Saturday announced that elections for appointing a full-time Congress president will be held in September next year.

Addressing the media after a five-hour-long meeting of the CWC, Congress general secretary (organisation) KC Venugopal said a membership drive and grassroots-to-top organizational elections will be completed next year.

As per the schedule, the elections will be held in three phases with enrolment of members starting from November 1, 2021. This will continue till March 31, 2022, said Venugopal.

Elections for the posts of district presidents, vice presidents, and treasurers will be held between June 1, 2022 and July 20 2022 in the second phase.

In the third phase, elections for the posts of state presidents, treasurers, and vice presidents will be held between July 21, 2022 and August 20, 2022.

The election for the AICC president will be held between August 21, 2022 and September 21, 2022.

The plenary session of CWC members will be held in September or October next year, said Venugopal.


Congress to hold organisational polls in 3 phases, election for president’s post to be completed in Sept 2022
Congress to hold organisational polls in 3 phases, election for president’s post to be completed in Sept 2022

When asked about the possibility of any interim arrangements, the head of Congress media department, Randeep Surjewala said, “The dates have been already announced, any changes that take place will happen accordingly.”

Venugopal said that the Congress will hold massive training programmes for all its members also.

“Regular and continuous training programmes will be held to train leaders in party ideology, election management and countering propaganda,” he said while addressing the media.

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