After internet hosting an Opposition meet to debate the continued Parliament logjam on Tuesday morning, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is more likely to make his first go to to Maharashtra for the reason that Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities got here to energy in 2019.
The Congress chief has proven eager curiosity in the way in which Shiv Sena supremo Balasaheb Thackeray labored, and dealt with his get together and relations.
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut, who met Rahul Gandhi on Monday, mentioned, “We had a healthy exchange of ideas on various issues during our meeting. The Congress leader sounded positive and confident.”
Raut mentioned Rahul sought to get an perception into the model of Sena supremo’s working . “Rahul wants to know Balasaheb’s nature and his style of working. He wanted to know how the Sena chief went about handling his party, his leaders and relationship with other parties. He was very curious about the Shiv Sena and Balasaheb,” Raut mentioned.
Raut mentioned Rahul checked out ease with himself and would even be visiting Maharashtra and assembly leaders of the three-party alliance. “Rahul told me that he would be visiting Maharashtra but he did not specify the time when he would be visiting,” he mentioned.
Congress spokesperson Gopal Tiwari mentioned, “There have been speculations about Rahul’s visit to Maharashtra. However, the Congress party headquarters has not yet confirmed his visit. If the date of visit is finalised, the MPCC chief will make the announcement.”
Since the MVA authorities got here into drive, Rahul Gandhi has not but visited Maharashtra nor has he met Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. However, Thackeray has mentioned that he retains discussing state issues with Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Rahul over cellphone.
A Congress chief mentioned it was essential for Rahul to go to Maharashtra and take steps to re energize the get together rank and file. “Congress leaders and workers have been waiting for Rahul’s visit for long. He had toured Maharashtra during Lok Sabha and assembly elections but his visits were confined to a few pockets only. Both he and Priyanka had not toured or interacted with party workers and leaders. If they do, it will infuse new energy and enthusiasm in the party rank and file,” he mentioned.
Congress leaders mentioned Rahul’s go to to Maharashtra can be important within the backdrop of the soured ties of the get together with different two alliance companions like NCP and Sena over the difficulty of contesting future elections on their very own power. While Sena and NCP are in favour of collectively going within the polls, the Congress State chief Nana Patole has been insisting that the Congress can be going alone within the polls. On the opposite hand, NCP chief and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar mentioned any choices concerning this can be taken by high leaders of the get together and now the state leaders. The Sena has additionally expressed the identical view.