- Congress Karnataka unit will meet this evening
- Senior leader Rahul Gandhi will attend the meeting
- Assembly elections to be held in the state next year
Karnataka News: Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will attend the political affairs committee meeting of the party’s Karnataka unit on Tuesday evening. Assembly elections are due in Karnataka in 2023. He will also attend the 75th birthday celebrations of former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah at district headquarters Davangere on Wednesday. This will be its first meeting after the formation of the Political Affairs Committee. The meeting will be held in Hubballi in North Karnataka at 8 pm on Tuesday. The coordinator of the 35-member committee is Randeep Singh Surjewala, general secretary of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) and in-charge of the Karnataka unit.
These issues can be discussed
It includes KPCC President DK Shivakumar, Legislature Party leader Siddaramaiah, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha M Mallikarjun Kharge, Campaign Committee chief MB Patil, Leaders of Opposition in Legislative Council BK Hariprasad and HK Patil, Dinesh Gundu Rao, M Veerappa. And senior leaders like G Parameshwara are members. Elections are likely to be held in the state in May next year. Party sources said that election preparations and organizational matters could be discussed in this meeting. “He (Rahul Gandhi) has a tough job to do. He can talk about the growing factionalism in the state unit of the Congress. He will try to give the message of unity.
BJP is also preparing for elections
All the parties have started preparing for the assembly elections to be held in the state next year. Last month, B Y Vijayendra, son of former chief minister BS Yediyurappa, said he would contest the state assembly elections in 2023 if approved by the central leadership. Vijayendra is the vice-president of the state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka. He said the party leadership would take a decision regarding his candidature at an appropriate time. Vijayendra said, “There is no confusion, my father and former Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has a very close relationship with Shikaripura constituency.
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