The consequences got here out minutes after Rahul Gandhi in a slip of tongue mentions his name because the President.
Ending all the speculations, former Rajya Sabha leader of the opposition Mallikarjun Kharge has won the Congress Presidential Elections. The senior leader will be first in the closing decades from a Non-Gandhi historical past to maintain the submit.
Last time any Non-Gandhi President dominated the celebration become Shitaram Keshari who became changed by using Sonia Gandhi in 1997.
Kharge has were given 90% of the votes cast on October 17. While the President’s vote count number stands at 7897, Tharoor got 1082 votes.
Minutes before the consequences of the presidential election of the Congress turned into approximately to come back, Rahul Gandhi in a slip took call of Mallikarjun Kharge as the new president of the celebration. On being asked what is going to be his position inside the birthday celebration, Rahul says, “Ask Kharge Ji’. Then he adds that “I will report to the Congress President.”
While it’s been talked about numerous times that Kharge has been the respectable candidate of the celebration, earlier such slips didn’t manifest.
As the elections outcomes got here out Kharge’s opponent Shashi Tharoor shared his statement in Twitter. Congratulating Kharge over his victory, he said, “It is a brilliant honour & a large responsibility to be President of @INCIndia & @Kharge ji all success in that venture. It become a privilege to have received the help of over one thousand colleagues,& to hold the hopes& aspirations of such a lot of nicely-wishers of Congress across India.”
Tharoor’s Allegations over Irregularities in Polls
Earlier, the the day Shashi Tharoor alleged ‘extremely serious irregularities’ in the election from Uttar Pradesh.
Tharoor who’s considered to be the less-favored candidate because the emergence of Mallikarjun Kharge as the selection of Gandhis stated that there had been stressful information in the elections from Uttar Pradesh and sought that the electorates of the country be cancelled.
Notably, among greater than 9500 citizens, round 1200 represents the largest nation of the country.
As the counting were happening, Tharoor stated, “We did not contest this election to just accept business as usual.”
Salman Soz, the election agent of the Kerala MP stated, “We’ve been in constant communique with Madhusudan Mistry’s office, knowledgeable them approximately many exclusive problems, can not get into its specifics proper now.”
In his letter to Madhusudan Mistry, the Chief electoral officer for the election, Tharoor notes, “Our campaign desires to carry in your attention extremely critical irregularities inside the conduct of the election within the nation of Uttar Pradesh. As you will see, the information are damning and the election process in UP is without credibility and integrity.”
Absolving his opponent Mallikarjun Kharge of any obligation and knowledge of such malpractice, crew Tharoor provides, “We would love to underline that we have no proof that Mallikarjun Kharge ji turned into aware of how his supporters had been accomplishing electoral malpractice in Uttar Pradesh. We are sure that if he had been aware, he might never permit what happened in Uttar Pradesh. He could not permit the tainting of an election this is so essential for the Indian National Congress.”
The objections referred to troubles like “unofficial seals for ballot packing containers, presence of unofficial people in polling booths and voting malpractice,” pronounced the NDTV.
“We do no longer see how this election may be deemed unfastened and fair if the contaminated technique of Uttar Pradesh is permitted to face. We consequently call for that all votes from Uttar Pradesh be deemed invalid,” the letter added.
However, ruling out one of these allegations, Jairam Ramesh, the birthday party’s General Secretary-in-Charge of Communications told NDTV, “These (allegations) are all utilized by critics… Two competent individuals are competing… Every attempt is being made to hold it a loose, honest polls.”