Mallikarjun Kharge Thanks Congress For Making ‘Majdoor ka Beta’ The Party President
Veteran Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday took over because the president of the grand old celebration.
Veteran leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday took over as the president of the Congress birthday celebration to grow to be the primary non-Gandhi birthday celebration president after an opening of 24 years. He thanked the birthday party for making a ‘majdoor ka beta’ the president of the birthday party. “I have worked my manner up from the bottom and today I stand in the front of you at this publish. I actually have confronted all struggles that any worker faces and for this reason, I can say we are able to face all barriers collectively,” he said.
Launching a scathing assault on thee BJP, he stated, “In New India, hunger, and pollution are growing however the Rupee is falling. The government is slumbering but CBI, ED, and IT are operating 24 hours. In new India, Godse is called a patriot & Mahatma Gandhi is an anti-national. They need to convey the constitution of RSS.”
He delivered, “To make a new India, they want Congress-loose India as they understand that so long as Congress is there, they cannot do it. We will now not allow it occur and will hold to fight in opposition to it.”
Kharge stated it turned into an emotional moment for him and he would love to thank Congress human beings for creating a worker’s son and an everyday employee, president of the celebration. “I recognise it’s far a hard time, efforts are being made to trade democracy hooked up by means of Congress,” the eighty-12 months-vintage leader stated after taking on as birthday celebration chief.
“The Congress will wreck this system of lies and hatred this is winning in the country,” he said. Kharge also hailed Rahul Gandhi for embarking at the Bharat Jodo Yatra, which, he said, is filling the country with a brand new electricity.
Kharge said the Udaipur Declaration’s proposals together with 50 in keeping with cent birthday celebration posts to accept to the ones underneath 50 years of age, filling up organisational vacancies, setting up public insight branch and election control branch, establishing political beliefs committee in states, will be implemented.
Kharge become passed over the certificate of election because the Congress president by way of the celebration’s significant election authority chairman Madhusudan Mistry.
Mistry stated he hopes other events will draw a lesson from the Congress and preserve polls for party presidency via mystery ballot .
Outgoing Congress president Sonia Gandhi, former leader Rahul Gandhi and AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra were additionally gift at the event which become attended through several pinnacle birthday party leaders.
Kharge defeated Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor in a right away contest for the top publish within the grand old celebration after the Gandhis opted out of the race.
Ahead of his taking up, Kharge referred to as on former top minister Manmohan Singh at his residence and spent a while with him.
Kharge, eighty, takes price of the birthday party at a time while it faces a hard mission from a formidable BJP led via Prime Minister Narendra Modi which has ousted the Congress from many states.
For Kharge, who has served as a leader of the opposition within the Karnataka Assembly, chief of Congress in Lok Sabha and later chief of the opposition in Rajya Sabha, the cutting-edge venture comes at a time whilst the celebration is at a historic low, electorally.
With the Congress now ultimate in electricity in most effective two states — Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh — on its own and as a junior associate in Jharkhand, Kharge’s first undertaking is to carry the birthday party to electricity in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat, which visit polls within the following couple of weeks.
Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh are on November 12. The dates for Gujarat polls are but to be introduced.
In 2023, Kharge will face the hard assignment of main the Congress in 9 meeting elections, such as in his domestic state of Karnataka in which he become an MLA for 9 phrases.
Kharge’s election additionally comes at a time the celebration is reeling under internal rumblings and excessive-profile exits after a series of electoral debacles and has been reduced to a shadow of its former ambitious self.
Beginning his profession as leader of the Gulbarga city council, Kharge has additionally served as a country minister and a Lok Sabha MP from Gulbarga (2009 and 2014).
The antique warhorse is famous for no longer losing an election barring the 2019 Lok Sabha poll from Gulbarga.
It was after that loss that Sonia Gandhi delivered Kharge to the Rajya Sabha and in February 2021 made him the chief of the opposition.
Kharge also faces the undertaking of restoring the Congress’ primacy within the opposition space, implementing radical reforms the party pledged at the mid-May Chintan Shivir in Udaipur and preserving his independence within the face of insinuations that he is a candidate of the Gandhis and would are looking for their approval in all choices.
The ultimate non-Gandhi Congress president become Sitaram Kesri, who became unceremoniously removed in 1998 simply after two years into his five-12 months time period.
A leader with greater than 50 years of experience in politics, Kharge is likewise the second one All India Congress Committee (AICC) president from Karnataka after S Nijalingappa and additionally the second Dalit leader after Jagjivan Ram to maintain the post.