CWC meeting: Rahul’s role, Telangana & Reforms likely on agenda
Amid expectation from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s reform with Opposition criticism, today the Congress Working Committee headed by party chairperson Sonia Gandhi is holding a meeting in the national capital.
Three major issues which likely to be tabled are Mamata Banerjee TMC exit from UPA, Telangana and Rahul’s role in current party political reforms.
After TMC walked out, a great pressure bundled over Congress along with long anticipated Telangana realization, seeking than Congress’s meeting is the move for decide future course of action and chances to clear demand of the creation of separate state of Telangana very shortly.
The timing of meeting is important as the government already lost its key ally TMC and now strategy would be how to push ahead with its current economic reforms, huge opposing by Opposition parties. This resulted Bharat Bandh strike over 51% allowance on FDI in multi-brand retail along with fuel price hike and limiting supply of subsidised LPG cylinders to households.
Indications are that Opposition party would not be keep quite and could surely hit a stroke with protesting weapon behind the Prime Minister, a main issue for party which are demanding PM resignation over coal scam.
As per report, in the CWC meeting a discussion on a larger role for Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi in the party is likely to be hold. At this time when the crucial assembly elections in three states including Gujarat are come near , the meeting is significant to discuss pros and corn.
Moreover, after losing 19-member of TMC in Cabinet shuffle, Congress is in more confidence with the numbers because of great support from SP and BSP, while problem is with other key allies such as DMK which are not stand with current decisions.
“We are aware of the sensitivities involved. There is a reason to stay patient, to stay engaged and the government is very cognizant of the arguments on all sides of the debate. So as and when something does fructify, you obviously would be informed,” Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari told reporters.