In a statement, Congress’ Central Election Authority chairman Madhusudan Mistry asked senior office-bearers to vote at booths in their domestic states or AICC workplaces
General secretaries of the All India Congress Committee (AICC), state in-prices, secretaries and joint secretaries will now not be allowed to vote in the approaching presidential election from the states assigned to them, Congress significant election authority chairman Madhusudan Mistry stated in a announcement. He requested them to solid their votes at cubicles of their domestic states or AICC workplaces.
“In order to stay independent and maintain transparency inside the election process. Central election authority has determined that no AICC preferred secretaries/kingdom in-fees, secretaries or joint secretaries could be allowed to forged their vote at their assigned country,” Mistry said.
Elections for the Congress president’s submit will be held on October 17 after an opening of 22 years. The end result could be declared on October 19.
Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor is contesting the elections in opposition to Rajya Sabha MP party colleague Mallikarjun Kharge.
On Wednesday, Mistry rebutted Shashi Tharoor’s allegations of an “uneven playing discipline” and said the poll panel will conduct free and truthful balloting for the Congress president’s publish.
Tharoor, who is contesting for the Congress president’s post against birthday party colleague Mallikarjun Kharge, advised a news channel final week there have been indicators of an “choppy gambling subject”, adding that a few Congress leaders had been beneath strain to back the Rajya Sabha MP.
Mistry said the allegations are “clearly false”. “I’ve no solution to allegations levelled before the media but if someone attracts our attention to any wrongdoing, we’ll rectify it,” he added.
Earlier, Kharge stated, “The delegates are approaching their own. Should I say no to them? If you are famous, humans recognise you, and delegates will come. Our campaigners are very robust, they are doing it.”