Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi has called a meeting of AICC general secretaries, state in-charges and PCC presidents through video conferencing on June 24. According to the information, in this meeting, the strategy to corner the government on the increase in the price of petrol and diesel and some other issues will be discussed. According to news agency PTI, sources said that in this meeting to be held through digital medium, Congress leaders will also discuss the proposed connectivity campaigns of the party.
Further strategy will be discussed in the meeting regarding increase in the prices of petrol-diesel and essential food items. The current situation and economic situation of Kovid can also be discussed in the meeting. After this, a meeting of the presidents of the state Congress committees will also be called. The meeting has been called ahead of the likely monsoon session of Parliament in July. The Congress has been continuously attacking the government for the last few weeks over the issue of hike in petrol and diesel prices.
Earlier on Sunday, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala had tweeted saying that the Modi government has given an affidavit to the Supreme Court saying that the Center does not have money to give a compensation of Rs 4 lakh to the kin of those who died of Corona. ‘ He alleged, “There is no money to pay compensation, but Rs 20,000 crore is there for the Central Vista and a grand palace for the Prime Minister. Where did the three lakh 89 thousand 662 crore rupees collected in 2020-21 from the loot of petrol and diesel go?
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh is likely to meet the AICC panel on June 22 on the issues of the state. This meeting is being considered as a new initiative of the Captain to find a solution to the disputes arising in the party in time in view of the assembly elections to be held in Punjab next year. This will be the first meeting with the panel members after they submitted the report to party president Sonia Gandhi. Let us remind you that this panel of AICC includes Mallikarjun Kharge, JP Agarwal and Harish Rawat.