In the three-day conclave, the Congress president will release a book and party general secretaries will submit their respective reports.
Besides Kharge, shapes AICC chief Sonia Gandhi in her capacity as chairman of the parliamentary party will also address the plenary.
A ‘thanksgiving’ statement for Sonia Gandhi will also be read out at the session following which she will deliver her address.
No election for Congress Working Committee, Mallikarjun Kharge to appoint members
Here’s what will be on today’s agenda-
– The delegates will then deliberate upon the political, economic and international affairs resolutions, according to the programme shared by the party.
– On day two of the plenary, three resolutions — political, economic and international — will be taken up.
Rahul Gandhi arrives in Raipur to attend Congress party’s three-day plenary session
– The session will commence with an opening address by Party president Mallikarjun Kharge followed by debates on issues put forth by the subject committee.
– The party will also debate the Constitutional resolution and amend its Constitution to give proper representation to the SCs, STs, OBCs, minorities, women, and those below 50 years in the Congress Working Committee — the party’s top decision-making body.
What happened on Day 1
– On the first day of the session, the Congress steering committee unanimously decided not to hold elections to the CWC and authorised the party chief to nominate its members.
– The decision was taken at the Kharge-led steering committee meeting which members of the Gandhi family skipped.
Steering committee unanimously decided to empower Kharge to nominate members to CWC: Jairam Ramesh
– Later in the day, the party’s subjects committee held its first meeting in which Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi were also present soon after they arrived late Friday afternoon.
– The meeting saw deliberations on the six resolutions to be adopted at the session.
The session, which comes in the backdrop of the Bharat Jodo Yatra that has been touted as a success by the party, is being attended by around 15,000 delegates.
(With inputs from agencies)