New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi has been admitted to Sir Gangaram Hospital at 7 pm on Thursday evening, where she is being treated. It is being told that Sonia Gandhi has been admitted to the hospital for regular examination. Dr. DS Rana of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital told that his condition is stable at the moment.
Before being admitted to the hospital, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday had a meeting with the Rajya Sabha members of the party through video conference, in which several members demanded Rahul Gandhi to be the party president again.
According to party sources, in this meeting Ripun Bora, PL Punia, Chhaya Verma and some other members lobbied to hand over the reins of the party to Rahul. Bora, Poonia, Chhaya Verma and some other members said that at the present time there is a feeling of party workers that Rahul Gandhi should be re-elected as Congress President.
He also said that Rahul Gandhi is the only voice in the opposition, who is challenging Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Sources said that there was no response from Sonia Gandhi to this demand of many Rajya Sabha members of the party. On July 11, Sonia held a digital meeting with the Lok Sabha members of the Congress and in that too many party MPs had again demanded Rahul Gandhi to be the party president.
Significantly, after the defeat of the Congress in the Lok Sabha elections last year, Rahul Gandhi resigned from the post of president taking moral responsibility for it. After this, Sonia Gandhi was made the interim president of the party.
Rajya Sabha members of the party led by Sonia were present in the meeting of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress General Secretary KC Venugopal, senior leaders Ahmed Patel, Digvijay Singh, Jairam Ramesh and many other Rajya Sabha members. .
According to sources, the situation related to the Corona epidemic, the current political situation, the deadlock with China in Ladakh and the state of the economy were mainly discussed in this meeting. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spoke on the state of the economy. Significantly, the number of Congress members in the Rajya Sabha is 40, while the number of MPs of the party in the Lok Sabha is 52.