According to some sources, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot is also being considered as a candidate for the top post. Congress chief Sonia Gandhi welcomed the idea of more people contesting the polls and dispelled the notion that there would be an "official candidate", sources said.
I welcome this petition that is being circulated by a group of young @INCIndia members, seeking constructive reforms in the Party. It has gathered over 650 signatures so far. I am happy to endorse it & to go beyond it. https://t.co/2yPViCDv0v pic.twitter.com/waGb2kdbTu— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) September 19, 2022