The party said that notification for the post of Congress president will be issued on December 1, while nominations will have to be filed on December 4. In case there is no candidate aside from Rahul , the Congress will announce his candidature on the last date of scrutiny, which is December 5.
Rahul, currently party vice president, is expected to be the only candidate in the fray.
These announcements were made after a crucial meeting of the Congress Working Committee chaired by party president Sonia Gandhi at her 10, Janpath, residence in the Capital.
The party’s organisational election must be completed before December 31.
The Election Commission has given the party the last extension for completing the internal poll process by the end of this year.
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