Raipur: Chhattisgarh Congress In-charge P L Punia on Sunday said that 2023 is not far away. Therefore, preparations have been started in advance for 2023. “We are endeavoring to perform better than 2018 elections,” said Punia who was in Raipur to attend a crucial meeting of Congress Working Committee in the state on Sunday.
Punia said that a review meeting on how to strengthen the party organization at booth level will be held with vice presidents and the general secretary of the party. On the list of chairman of corporations and boards, Punia said those who are dedicated to the party will be given importance.
Rahul Gandhi will be the Congress President
On the change of guard at the national level, Punia said that Rahul Gandhi will be the president of the All India Congress Committee. He however remained tight-lipped when asked about national duty to Chhattisgarh leaders. National leadership will decide on Chhattisgarh’s role.
BJP should stage dharna before PM Modi
On the shortage of chemical fertilizers in Chhattisgarh as claimed by the state government, Punia said that the BJP leaders of the state should stage a dharna before Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The central government is responsible for the shortage in supply of fertilizer, Punia said,