New Delhi: On 10 August, there was a meeting of the Congress Working Committee. To elect a new president, because Congress President Rahul Gandhi resigned after the defeat in the Lok Sabha elections. The talk of Rahul Gandhi's honor was coming out that he should remain on the post of president. But Rahul Gandhi remained adamant. Do not agree. And then after 72 days of his resignation, the meeting took place on 10 August.
The question was if not Rahul Gandhi, then who? Because Rahul Gandhi also said that the next Congress president will not be from the Gandhi family.
The Congress needed a working president. And for this, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram proposed to make Sonia Gandhi the interim president. Sonia Gandhi refused. Priyanka Gandhi present in the meeting also objected. But then said that if Sonia is ready, then no one can say anything. all the members of the CWC started demanding to make Sonia Gandhi congress's president And then it was decided that Sonia Gandhi would be the working president of the Congress.When the CWC meeting ended, Sonia Gandhi's name was declared as the working president of the Congress.